1519 – 2019+

Poster In 2019 Planeta.com spotlights the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés. Updates to include links to headlines and features, videos and presentations and virtual tours of the places visited during 1519. A special shoutout to Colibri winner Marlene …

Madrid

Photo: Santiago Lopez-Pastor, Bulevar de la Naturaleza Madrid is the capital of Spain. What would locals like visitors to know about the city? Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps Natural worldMadrid is located on the Manzanares River. Madrid has a number of city parks, including Parque del Buen Retiro located downtown and near the Prado Museum. Once outside Madrid, …

Spain Links = Ligas a España

Spain Flag What would locals like visitors to know about Spain (España)? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@turismoruralru Sierra de las NievesThe stunning mountain wonderland set to be Spain’s newest national parkMálaga mountains set to sometime soon become Spain’s 16th national park – the Sierra de las Nieves Recommended ListeningWho invented the …

Spain

Photo: Matthias Ripp, Picos de Europa Spain is located in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula and is bordered to the south and east by the Mediterranean Sea except for a small land boundary with Gibraltar; to the north by France, Andorra, and the Bay of Biscay and to the northwest and west by the …

Fitur

Logo FITUR – fituronline.com – is a global meeting point for tourism professionals and the leading tourism trade fair for inbound and outbound Ibero American markets. Key [email protected]_madridFlickrFacebookYouTube – Playlists 2019Responsible tourism prize Embedded Tweets WikipediaFitur Planeta.com

Barcelona Links

Barcelona Flag Links related to Barcelona presented 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 Newshttps://www.lavanguardia.com Carrers guarnits de la Festa Major de Santshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/barcelona_cat/albums/72157710612594273https://www.totbarcelona.cat/cultura-i-oci/mapa-carrers-guarnits-serveis-festa-major-sants-2019_2068994102.html Recommended ListeningIconic Buildings: Sagrada Familia …

World Network of Biosphere Reserves, 2017 Status Report

Poster: Masurian Lakes Biosphere Reserve Publisher’s Note: We are editing and adding links to UNESCO Press Release The International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme meeting in Paris has added 23 new sites to the World Network of Biosphere Reserves, including four that straddle national boundaries. These additions were made during the MAB …

Barcelona

Photo: Ajuntament Barcelona, Dalí A cosmopolitan home to 1.5 million, Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain and the capital of Catalonia. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/kV4kZefA8HfVmvZX7 Natural WorldBarcelona is located on the Iberian Peninsula’s Mediterranean coast on a plateau bordered by the Colllserola mountain range and the Llobregat and Besòs rivers. Parc Natural de CollserolaParc Natural …

Teruel

Photo: Jocelyn Erskine-Kellie, La Escalinata Wikipedia: Teruel is a city in Aragon, located in eastern Spain, and is also the capital of Teruel Province. It has a population of 35,675 in 2014 making it the least populated provincial capital in the country. It is noted for its harsh climate, with a very big daily variation …

Santiago de Compostela

Photo: Santiago Lopez-Pastor, Museo do Pobo Galego, Convento de Santo Domingo de Bonaval Santiago de Compostela is a World Heritage City, pilgrimage destination, and cultural capital. This week the town hosts this year’s International Society for Ethnology and Folklore Congress. International Society for Ethnology and Folklore 2019 Congress Background Capital of Galicia, Santiago is also …