Guadalajara

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Sunset Guadalajara is the capital of Jalisco, and is Mexico’s second-largest city with a population of 3.5 million and is one of wealthiest urban centers in Latin America. Those who love Guadalajara say it embodies nothing less than the soul of the nation. Guadalajara is home to mariachis and the charro tradition, …

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 …

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. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/S7dZoF92i7REjuya8 Natural WorldSydney is located on Port Jackson, commonly known as Sydney Harbour. The harbor is dotted …

Phoenix

Photo: Alan English, Skyline Phoenix is the capital and most populous city in the state of Arizona. With 1,615,017 people (as of 2018), Phoenix is the fifth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than one million residents. Museumsheard.org …

Cleveland, Ohio

Photo: Parker B Lewis Building Wikipedia: Cleveland is located in northeastern Ohio on the southern shore of Lake Erie, approximately 60 miles (100 kilometers) west of the Pennsylvania border. It was founded in 1796 near the mouth of the Cuyahoga River, and became a manufacturing center owing to its location on the lake shore, as …

National Park City

Lingo Cards National Park City = A large urban area that is managed and semi-protected through both formal and informal means to enhance the natural capital of its living landscape (source) Hashtag: #NationalParkCity The London National Park City is officially the world’s first National Park City. Videos Londonhttp://www.nationalparkcity.londonlaunchgatheringyoutube [email protected]@[email protected]@NatParkCityFdn Embedded Tweets HeadlinesLondon has become the …

Amarillo, Texas

Photo: Cadillac Ranch Wikipedia: Amarillo is the 14th-most populous city in Texas. It is also the largest city in the Texas Panhandle, and the seat of Potter County. Highway TalkInterstate 40, the city’s major east–west thoroughfare was completed entirely through Amarillo in November 1968 across the center of the city. Previously, U.S. Highway 66 was …

Houston

Photo: Pinke, Skyline Houston is the most populous city in Texas, and the fourth most populous city in the United States. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Caxgh2VoaDXsYvXy7 Questions What would locals like others know about Houston? HistoryHouston was founded in 1836 on land near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen’s Landing) and incorporated as a city …