Public Art in Las Vegas

Photo: Shadows The following are snapshots of public art and street art in greater Las Vegas, part of our modified, off-the-beaten track approach to the Grand Circle of the Southwest. Life is BeautifulSkateboarding fish, spellbound lemurs: The murals of Life is BeautifulMurals of Life is Beautiful remain after music ends Downtown Muralsplaycation.vegastayloredphotomemories.comfindmasa.com Embedded Tweets Videos …

Bike Share in Las Vegas

Photo: Gold Bike One of our Vegas Faves, the BCycle / RTC Bike Share – rtcbikeshare.bcycle.com – is our go-to, slow adventure in one of the world’s most storied cities. Happening now in downtown Las Vegas is the next big thing – micromobility via bike share. Hashtag: #RTCBikeShare Key Linksrtcbikeshare.bcycle.comAccountMapPricingBike [email protected] Questions What would locals …

Ricardo López Pinacho

Poster: 2012 World Environment Day Photo Safari Kudos to Oaxacan artist and tree sculptor Ricardo López Pinacho who carved a menagerie of animals and human figures from tree stumps in Oaxaca City, Mexico. Our challenge. Take a photo Embedded Tweets Photos Video Foursquarehttps://foursquare.com/v/escultura-del-jaguar/5256f33011d27a855247a24fhttps://foursquare.com/v/escultura-del-danzante-dancer-carving/513a4576e4b0a69f6cbb147ehttps://foursquare.com/v/escultura-de-carnero-ram-carving/4fbed656e4b082ac65d8715f FlickrSculptures by Ricardo Lopez Pinacho Elsewhere on the WebFiguras de troncos de …

Henderson Libraries

Photo: Wear a mask Henderson, Nevada – Some of our fave community spaces / third places are the Henderson Library system – hendersonlibraries.com. Each has its own special attributes: Paseo Verde (702) 492-7252, Gibson (702) 565-8402, Green Valley (702) 207-4260, and Heritage Park (702) 207-4258. Libraries are more than books and this system offers community …

Las Vegas’ Pinball Hall of Fame

Photo: Las Vegas Strip As of July 2021, Las Vegas’ Pinball Hall of Fame, has a new location: 4925 Las Vegas Blvd South. Twitter bio:: “We are a pinball machine & vintage arcade game museum in Las Vegas, NV!All machines are playable! Volunteer-run Non-profit. Open daily 11am-9pm” More details on Vital Vegas and Pinside. Google …

Visiting the Tule Tree

Photo: Tule Tree Mexico’s most famous tree, the ginormous Tule Tree (Arbol del Tule) grows near Oaxaca City. Residents celebrate the famous Tule Tree the second Monday of October. It’s a big party fit for a big tree! Google Maps The Tule Tree may not be the tallest or the oldest tree in the world, …

Vegas Vaquero

Photo Las Vegas – For those keen on public art – the sculptures, land art and ephemeral street art, one object deserving attention is located on the grounds of the McCarran Airport. Find the Vaquero (Cowboy) Statue by sculptor Luis Alfonso Jiménez, Jr on the xeriscaped hill close to the old airport. The brilliant Vaquero …

Local Travel

Buzzwords Local Travel = Travel within one’s own neighborhood or region; Travel with someone in their own neighborhood or region Also see: local, travel Travel and tourism impact local communities, sometimes been officially, sometimes in a negative fashion. The concept of local travel is interpreted differently by various age groups and nationalities so we need …

Exploring Oaxaca’s Markets

Poster Good morning. Natandio. Työs meep. Zei te ie. Zac xtil. Padush. Practicing for our next trip to markets in Oaxaca, Mexico after the pandemic. La Ciudad de Oaxaca has some of the most popular markets in Mexico. Nearby towns have their own markets and market days. An analogy: If markets are Mexico’s own tree …

La Cosecha Market

Logo One of our favorite world markets is in Oaxaca City, Mexico. Much love to our friends, vendors, and clients at La Cosecha, Macedonio Alcalá #806 = Mucho amor para nuestros amigos, vendedores, y clientes en La Cosecha, Macedonio Alcalá #806 Key Linksfacebook.com/LaCosechaOaxacafacebook.com/DeliOax-102619411816015 Coronavirus 2020donadora.org/campanas/la-cosecha-oaxaca Punto de Abastecomiento = Supply Area: Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9am-12pm …