Toronto

Photo: Paolo Rosa, Skyline Toronto is the most populous city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario. A highway along the lake has been transformed into more pedestrian-friendly spaces. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/LfJAc7h2hmq1pesK8 HeadlinesToronto Restaurant Fights Waste By Chopping Menu Prices Till Food Is Gone – NPR Planeta.com

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

Christchurch = Ōtautahi

Photo: NASA/Landsat, Coastal Color Located on the South Island of New Zealand (Aotearoa), Christchurch (Ōtautahi) has a population of about 381,000. It is located in Canterbury. Christchurch takes its Māori name, Ōtautahi, from the pā of Tautahi, once situated on the banks of the Avon (Okaro) River. The name is derived from the Ngāi Tahu chief …

Auckland = Tāmaki Makaurau

Photo: Denisbin, View from Maungawhau / Mount Eden Auckland is awesome. Located on the North Island of New Zealand (Aotearoa), Auckland (Tāmaki Makaurau) is home to about 1.6 million. The country’s largest city has one third of the country’s entire population. The city is affectionately known as the City of Sails. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/DhBpYiS6pnsk2jUs6 Spotlighthttps://www.planeta.com/ihumatao Indigenous …

Adelaide = Tandanya

Photo: Denisbin, From Torrens Park Adelaide (Tandanya) is the capital city of South Australia and located north of the Fleurieu Peninsula, on the Adelaide Plains between the Gulf St Vincent and the low-lying Mount Lofty Ranges which surround the city. Tandanya is the Kaurna (pronounced Garn-na) Aboriginal name for the Adelaide city area and was for many thousands …

Christchurch Links

Christchurch Flag What would locals like others know about Christchurch (Ōtautahi)? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat fashion: HeadlinesA New Zealand city is taking its official wizard off the payroll after over 2 decades City Councilhttps://ccc.govt.nzhttps://ccc.govt.nz/news-and-events/newsline Elsewhereteara.govt.nz/en/canterbury-places/page-8 Embedded Tweets WikipediaChristchurch Planeta.com

New York City Links

New York City Flag What would locals like others know about New York City? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesThe World Trade Center Was Hated Even Before It Was BuiltNYC Tourism May Not Fully Recover Until 2025, City Booster PredictsAn Interview With New York Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver, FAICPWhy Manhattan’s Skyscrapers Are …

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 …

Albuquerque = Beeʼeldííl Dahsinil

Photo: John Fowler, Watermelon Mountain Albuquerque (Diné: Beeʼeldííl Dahsinil) is New Mexico’s most populous city and is located at the base of the Sandia Mountains along the banks of the Rio Grande River. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/mhnCSo85MuvxVMGa8 Favorite PlacesFrontier Restaurant, an Albuquerque tradition located across from the University of New Mexico, serving great breakfasts, burritos, burgers, roasted …