Rock Art

Photo: Valley of Fire Rock Art = Human-made markings placed on natural stone TipsPlease do not touch the rock art because contact with the oils in skin will damage them. You may take photographs and sketches, but rubbings are not permitted. Avoid climbing near rock art sites. Bradshaw FoundationBradshaw [email protected] VandalismPetroglyph thefts near Bishop stun …

Pony Express

Photo: BLM Nevada, 50th Anniversary In 1860 from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California the Pony Express could deliver a letter faster than ever before. Today the Pony Express National Historic Trail celebrates this achievement on the 50th anniversary of the trails. Hashtag: #FindYourWay Key Linkshttps://www.nps.gov/poex/index.htmhttps://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/follow-the-trail.htmhttps://www.nps.gov/poex/learn/historyculture/index.htmhttps://www.nps.gov/poex/learn/photosmultimedia/mobile-tours-and-apps.htmhttps://www.nps.gov/poex/planyourvisit/places-to-go.htmhttps://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157667680944016/https://www.facebook.com/PonyExpressNPShttps://twitter.com/NTIRNPS Elsewhere on the [email protected]://www.blm.gov/documents/wyoming/public-room/map/wyoming-historic-trails-map https://nationalponyexpress.orghttps://nationalponyexpress.org/historic-pony-express-trail/monuments-museums/ Embedded Tweets WikipediaPony Express …

Indigenous Languages

Photo: Caldo de Piedra • Oaxaca, México Indigenous Languages are awesome. Mark your calendar. 2022-2032 is the International Decade of Indigenous Languages. We are updating some popular features on Planeta.com: Languages Events Features Recommended ListeningPass it on: preserving Indigenous languages – Awaye – A panel discusses the purpose of language revival – is it fluency, …

Tools

Buzzwords Tool = a device, especially one held in the hand, used to carry out a particular action Opening the toolboxKeen on responsible travel , conscious travel and ecotourism? Here are tips on using social web channels including Facebook, Flickr (still!),  Twitter, and YouTube. More about this onlinehttps://www.planeta.com/toolbox WikipediaWerkzeug Planeta.com

Signage

Photo: Steve Bridger views the signage, Wayfinding (2003) Signage = Wikipedia: Signage is the design or use of signs and symbols to communicate a message to a specific group, usually for the purpose of marketing or a kind of advocacy. Translating: SignageSpanish: Señalización Google Graph Elsewhere on the WebWorld Signs Gallery WikipediaSignage Improving Signage Planeta.com

Improving Signage

Photo: La Paz = Peace Visitors expect to find helpful directions — online and on the ground. Orientation is key. Good signage obeys three simple rules: 1) The information is clear.2) The information is accurate.3) The information is where the visitor is looking. Confusing, obsolete or hard-to-find information leads visitors to question the entire enterprise. …

Whatsapp

Logo Making the most of the social web, we are seeking your tips on making the most of real-time video calls. Where is the conversation? Everywhere! Are you using Duo, Facetime, Facebook Messenger, Houseparty, Skype, Zoom, or WhatsApp – whatsapp.com – the freeware, cross-platform, and end-to-end encrypted instant messaging app for smartphones? We explore this …