Madrid

Photo: Santiago Lopez-Pastor, Bulevar de la Naturaleza Madrid is the capital of Spain. What would locals like visitors to know about the city? Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps Natural worldMadrid is located on the Manzanares River. Madrid has a number of city parks, including Parque del Buen Retiro located downtown and near the Prado Museum. Once outside Madrid, …

Spain Links = Ligas a España

Spain Flag Links related to Spain (España) presented in somewhat random fashion: [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@turismoruralru Recommended ListeningWho invented the corridor and why? – The corridor has an interesting architectural history – very different from a pathway and a hallway. So when did a corridor come into existence and why? Rilke in Ronda – In late 1912, German …

Coòpolis Barcelona

Photo: Ajuntament Barcelona Spotlight on Coòpolis Barcelona Key [email protected]_bcn The Coòpolis project – bcn.coop – is a joint commitment of the Veïnat, the initiatives of the social and solid economy and the public administration to develop a cooperative economy promotion team at the Can Batlló campus. The objective is to create an ecosystem of socio-economic …

Spain

Photo: Matthias Ripp, Picos de Europa Spain is located in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula and is bordered to the south and east by the Mediterranean Sea except for a small land boundary with Gibraltar; to the north by France, Andorra, and the Bay of Biscay and to the northwest and west by the …

1519 – 2019+

Poster In 2019 Planeta.com spotlights the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés. Updates to include links to headlines and features, videos and presentations and virtual tours of the places visited during 1519. A special shoutout to Colibri winner Marlene …

Barcelona Links

Barcelona Flag Links related to Barcelona presented in mostly random fashion Headlineshttp://www.totemtourism.com/this-weeks-news-and-views/barcelonas-new-mayor-to-curb-unsustainable-tourismhttp://thebreathingforest.com/guide-to-barcelonaThe Battle of Barcelona: Pissed Off Residents Vs Drunk, Naked Tourists – @SamShepEdwardshttp://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/blueprintforliving/an-architectural-tour-of-the-sagrada-familia/6361664Naked Italians Spark Protestshttp://www.citylab.com/housing/2015/02/16-maps-that-explain-barcelona/385117http://www.theatlanticcities.com/jobs-and-economy/2014/04/tourism-ruining-barcelona/8918http://www.transitionsabroad.com/listings/travel/travel_to_eat/cooking-schools-and-markets-in-barcelona-spain.shtmlVecinos de lugares turísticos narran cómo les afecta vivir rodeados de turistas en verano Newshttps://www.lavanguardia.com Carrers guarnits de la Festa Major de Santshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/barcelona_cat/albums/72157710612594273https://www.totbarcelona.cat/cultura-i-oci/mapa-carrers-guarnits-serveis-festa-major-sants-2019_2068994102.html Recommended ListeningIconic Buildings: Sagrada Familia – …

Bílbilis

Photo: Santiago Lopez-Pastor, Ciudad Romana Wikipedia: Augusta Bilbilis was a city founded by the Romans in the province of Hispania Tarraconensis. It was the birthplace of famous poet Martial c. 40 AD. The modern town of Calatayud was founded near this Roman site. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/MwGTPcdV4oy2efqs6 Photos Wikipedia Bilbilis (Augusta Bilbilis) Planeta Spain Spain Links …

Teruel

Photo: Jocelyn Erskine-Kellie, La Escalinata Wikipedia: Teruel is a city in Aragon, located in eastern Spain, and is also the capital of Teruel Province. It has a population of 35,675 in 2014 making it the least populated provincial capital in the country. It is noted for its harsh climate, with a very big daily variation …

Hernán Cortés

Photo: Sergio Lubezky, Veracruz Casa In 2019 Planeta.com spotlights the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés. 1519 – 2019+ Headlines The forgotten colonizer – Universal On the trail – Economist Elsewhere on the Web https://www.history.com/topics/exploration/hernan-cortes https://www.tripline.net/trip/The_Journey_of_Hernan_Cortes-5214410504011006B049B37101E423CE Wikipedia: Hernán Cortés de …

Santiago de Compostela

Photo: Santiago Lopez-Pastor, Museo do Pobo Galego, Convento de Santo Domingo de Bonaval Santiago de Compostela is a World Heritage City, pilgrimage destination, and cultural capital. This week the town hosts this year’s International Society for Ethnology and Folklore Congress. International Society for Ethnology and Folklore 2019 Congress Background Capital of Galicia, Santiago is also …