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 …

St Louis, Missouri

Photo: Old Courthouse St. Louis is a major port in the state of Missouri, built along the western bank of the Mississippi River, which marks Missouri’s border with Illinois. Google Maps HeadlinesThe US’ lost, ancient megacity – BBCFor Post-Dispatch Carriers, a Shrinking Print Edition Makes a Hard Job Even HarderCheap Travel in St. Louis – …

Paris

Photo: The Climate Group Paris is the capital city of France. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/ToUHfLLYVJ4DCFSr9 GeographyParis is located on the Seine River. Cultural WorldThe city hosts numerous iconic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame cathedral, the Champs-Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe among its many attractions, along with world famous institutions such as the Louvre and …

Tokyo

Photo: Marc Veraart, Scene from a park Spotlight on Tokyo Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/FxnYURs6SJxizDMR6 HeadlinesLessons from parks in Japan – @topeteThe underground cathedral protecting Tokyo from floods – BBCTake one last stroll through Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market before it closes – Quartz ReferenceCurrent Local Time Recommended ListeningLost and Found: Tokyo Elsewhere on the WebSake Tours – @saketours …

San Francisco

Photo: Guillermo Durán, Park Spotlight on San Francisco, California Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/n8mM4GeoGcEneFo9A Questions What would locals like visitors to know about San Francisco? QuotesSan Francisco has only one drawback — ’tis hard to leave.– Rudyard Kipling TimeCurrent local time in San Francisco Headlineshttps://www.thenation.com/article/san-francisco-school-muralhttp://www.sfchronicle.com/travel/article/Best-parks-for-Bay-Area-camping-in-a-great-11021457.phphttp://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/18/opinion/sunday/what-san-francisco-says-about-america.htmlhttps://ww2.kqed.org/news/2016/07/12/why-are-there-ships-buried-under-san-franciscoThey Don’t Make San Francisco’s Playgrounds Like They Used ToWhat to eat and drink …

Silver City, New Mexico

Silver City is a town in New Mexico. Elsewhere on the Webhttp://www.townofsilvercity.org Silver City MainStreet is an accredited New Mexico MainStreet program committed to working with our community to foster economic development in our historic downtown. We do this through collaboration and promotion of downtown events, improvements to and preservation of our historic district, and …

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 …