Mexico City’s National Anthropology Museum

Twitter: MNA Archives One of our fave museos: National Anthropology Museum (Museo Nacional de Antropología) in Mexico City. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am-5pm. Anniversary celebration on September 17. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/QnAn8KXvdnD6guZS7 Key Linksmna.inah.gob.mxGeneral information (Español)Current [email protected]_inah Questions How has COVID19 changed the museum experience for staff and visitors? = ¿Cómo ha cambiado COVID19 la experiencia del …

Morelia

Photo: Salvador, Morelia (Some rights reserved) Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacán, México. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/q6y75YYwgH5arTTm9 HistoryFounded in 1541, the original name was that of ‘Valladolid’ as the Spanish Virrey Don Antonio de Mendoza christened after the city of the same name in Spain. Later it was renamed ‘Morelia’ as tribute to Mexico’s …

Saltillo

Photo: Comisión Mexicana de Filmaciones, Saltillo (Some rights reserved) The state capital of Coahuila, Saltillo (elevation: 1,600 meters) has preserved more of the hallmarks of its colonial past. Google Maps Natural WorldEl Cerro del Pueblo overlooks the city. Due to its higher elevation, the city is much cooler and drier than nearby Monterrey. Desert MuseumThe …

Cusco, Perú

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Calles (Used with permission) The city of Cusco, Perú (altitude: 3,400 meters) is modern, Indigenous, proud of its roots and positive about the future. Google Maps Background Cusco is located near the Urubamba Valley (Sacred Valley) of the Andes mountain range. Cusco was the capital of the Inca empire and as such …

Quito, Ecuador

Photo: Robert Lee, Centro Histórico (Some rights reserved) Ecuador – Quito is one of the few cities to experience four seasons nearly every day of the year. Also, its high altitude and sunny disposition make it a spirited place to live and visit. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/3fKsvnwkELxC5Wwc6 According to the historian Juan Paz y Miño, Quito comes …

Cities

Photo: Templo Mayor (Some rights reserved) Cities need human voices to articulate stories about regenerative practices and responsible travel. There are countless good actions taking place around the globe and we would like to hear what’s taking place. Planeta.com spotlights cities around the globe. Our guides are far from perfect, so suggestions are always welcome. …

Ciudad de Oaxaca = Oaxaca City

Photo: Veronica Lazo Mendoza, Teatro Alcalá (Used with permission) Oaxaca City is the capital of Oaxaca, Mexico. The city is located in the Central Valley of the Sierra Madre del Sur Mountains, at 17°05’N 96°45″W, elevation: 1,550 meters or 5,000 feet. Looking ahead … on April 25, 2032 Oaxaca City celebrates its 500th anniversary. Before that, …

Cities Links

Photo: Ron Mader, Vegas/Paris (Some rights reserved) What would those in the know like others know about cities? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesHow cities will fossilise – BBCRewilding our cities: beauty, biodiversity and the biophilic cities movement – Guardian – @amanda_sturgeon“Megacities” on the rise – AxiosThe art of noticing: five ways …

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Photo: Kent Kanouse, Downtown (Some rights reserved) Established in 1610, Santa Fe is the capital of New Mexico and the oldest capital city in the USA. Indigenous names: Tewa: Oghá P’o’oge; Northern Tiwa: Hulp’ó’ona; Navajo: Yootó Google Maps Nearby Features Planeta.com

Barcelona Links

Barcelona Flag What would locals like others know about Barcelona? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Headlineshttp://www.totemtourism.com/this-weeks-news-and-views/barcelonas-new-mayor-to-curb-unsustainable-tourismhttp://thebreathingforest.com/guide-to-barcelonaThe Battle of Barcelona: Pissed Off Residents Vs Drunk, Naked Tourists – @SamShepEdwardshttp://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/blueprintforliving/an-architectural-tour-of-the-sagrada-familia/6361664Naked Italians Spark Protestshttp://www.citylab.com/housing/2015/02/16-maps-that-explain-barcelona/385117http://www.theatlanticcities.com/jobs-and-economy/2014/04/tourism-ruining-barcelona/8918http://www.transitionsabroad.com/listings/travel/travel_to_eat/cooking-schools-and-markets-in-barcelona-spain.shtmlVecinos de lugares turísticos narran cómo les afecta vivir rodeados de turistas en verano CineIndifest, el Festival de Cinema Indígena de Barcelonaindifest.org …