Cape Town

Bus Station Cape Town (Afrikaans: Stad Kaapstad; Xhosa: IsiXeko saseKapa) is the metropolitan municipality which governs the city and its suburbs. We’d like to explore this further: Cape Town is located on an underground river called Camissa, meaning ‘place of sweet waters.’ Natural WorldCape Town is famous for its harbor as well as landmarks Table Mountain and …

Cities Links

Photo: Vegas/Paris Links about cities presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesRewilding our cities: beauty, biodiversity and the biophilic cities movement – Guardian – @amanda_sturgeon“Megacities” on the rise – AxiosThe art of noticing: five ways to experience a city differentlyFour principles for the future of city streets – Mediumhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/video/postlive/transformers-cities-connecting-local-governments-with-citizens-and-their-cities/2017/11/14/596ef9ee-c956-11e7-b506-8a10ed11ecf5_video.htmlhttps://www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/jul/03/which-worlds-most-biodiverse-city-extreme-citieshttps://theconversation.com/go-native-why-we-need-wildlife-allotments-to-bring-species-back-to-the-burbs-69631http://www.thenatureofcities.com/2015/06/14/how-can-we-engage-residents-to-conserve-urban-biodiversity-talk-to-themhttp://www.accorhotels-group.com/en/news/urban-ecotourism-greening-cities.htmlhttp://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2016/04/nature-urban-national-parkshttp://news.wtmlondon.com/blog/responsible-tourism/how-can-cities-meet-the-needs-of-locals-and-touristshttp://safecities.economist.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/EIU_Safe_Cities_Index_2015_white_paper-1.pdf (PDF)The 10 worst city tourism videosThe Rise …

Mazatlán

Photo: Desde olas Mazatlán is the second-largest city in the state of Sinaloa. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/4rfPkNxoN7cpbf7s5 BaseballVenados de Mazatlán are part of the Mexican Pacific League. The league’s season begins in mid-October and ends in late December. Playoffs are in January. Governmentmazatlan.gob.mx TransportationCar ferry service crosses the Gulf of California, from Mazatlán to La Paz, Baja …

Brisbane

Photos: Brisbane City Council, Painted Traffic Boxes Brisbane or ‘Brizzie’ is the capital and most populous city of Queensland. With a population of nearly 2 million, this is the third largest city in Australia. Brisbane has a humid subtropical climate. FYI – Brisbane has more species of plants, animals, and insects than any other capital …

Sydney

Photo: Neerav Bhatt, Luminous Light Capital of New South Wales, Sydney is the largest of the eight state capitals and has a population of 4.3 million. Founded in 1788, Sydney is the oldest European settlement in Australia. Natural WorldSydney is located on Port Jackson, commonly known as Sydney Harbour. The harbor is dotted with small …

San Antonio, Texas

Robert West Quote Spotlight on San Antonio, Texas Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/sD29Nk1PXzLVmqSU8 QuotesWe are all members of one community and we have a common goal … improving the economic and social conditions of our city and making it a more desirable place in which to live. = Todos somos miembros de una comunidad y tenemos un objetivo …

El Paso, Texas

Photo: Jasperado, Chamizal El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, located in the far western corner of Texas. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/bjaxvQ9Nzmwj7G1e9 HistoryEl Paso was incorporated as a city in 1873. The city’s real growth started with the arrival of the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1881. Nearby Features Planeta.com

Hobart

Photo: Neerav Bhatt, Salamanca Markets Hobart is the capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania. Founded in 1804 as a penal colony, Hobart is Australia’s second oldest capital city after Sydney, New South Wales. Google Maps Photos Elsewherehobartcity.com.au Planeta.com