Mexico-USA Borderlands

Photo: Votive EssayWe need a better understanding of where the United States and Mexico meet. We are standing at the front door of one another’s country. This year look for an expansion on Planeta.com of regional coverage. If there is a way to arrange an old-school roadtrip or meetup, we are happy to oblige. There …

Grand Canyon National Park

Photo: NPS/J. Baird, Prickly pear cactus with fruit along the Tonto Trail Grand Canyon National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, encompasses 1,218,375 acres and lies on the Colorado Plateau in the state of Arizona. It was one of the first national parks created in the United States. The canyon is 277 miles (446 kilometers) long, …

Seven Magic Mountains

Photo: Morning Light (2020) Can stacked, day-glo boulders be an inspired roadside attraction? Yes, with free admission. For those visiting (or living in Las Vegas) Seven Magic Mountains has been a go-to, whimsical delight since May 11, 2016. Blue Highway travel meets a kaleidoscope of colors. Hashtags: #7magicmountains #UgoRondinone #JeanDryLake Key [email protected] Questions What should …

Mexico USA Borderlands Links

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library Links related to the borderlands that connect Mexico and the USA presented in a somewhat random fashion: [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]_Borderlands Sierra Clubsierraclub.org/[email protected]_Borderlands Sky [email protected]_Islands Fact CheckingDoes Border Wall Construction Threaten Native American Burial Sites? – Snopes HeadlinesPink seesaws across US-Mexico border named Design of the Year 2020 – GuardianThousands of unaccompanied minors arrive …

USA Politics

Image: Constitution of the USA Links to politics in the USA Elsewhere on the WebPoliticoThe Hill – News – Opinion – Well-BeingFivethirtyeightresults.decisiondeskhq.comCspan – @cspancqrollcall.com – @nielslesniewskihttps://www.rollcall.com Alsodcreport.orgicivics.org Joe BidenWikipedia ConstitutionWikipedia Electoral College Who Are the Electors? Football/Politicshttp://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/10/14/richard-nixon-politics-football-presidents-215708https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/02/01/friday-night-lights-out Electionshttps://uselectionatlas.orghttps://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/ ALEChttps://www.alec.orghttps://www.alec.org/about Embedded Tweets Cities Planeta.com

Grand Circle Travel in the USA

Photo: Downtown Las Vegas The Grand Circle is a 1,400-mile loop encompassing parts of the southwestern USA — Arizona, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, and Colorado. Google Maps The route connects eight national parks – Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, Zion, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Arches and Mesa Verde – and national monuments, recreation areas, state …

Kansas

Photo: USFWS Mountain-Prairie, Lesser Prairie-Chicken in the Red Hills Kansas is bordered by Nebraska on the north, Missouri on the east, Oklahoma on the south, and Colorado on the west. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/YzWTGy1RwDbjY3Fw5 Photos Places Planeta.com

Texas

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Birds on a Wire Texas is bordered by Mexico to the south, New Mexico to the west, Oklahoma to the north, Arkansas to the northeast, and Louisiana to the east. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/jx1D41fzA15skoYWA Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Texas? Parks Cities Planeta.com

Arkansas

Photo: Ken Lund, Ouachita Mountains Arkansas shares its southern border with Louisiana, its northern border with Missouri, its eastern border with Tennessee and Mississippi and its western border with Texas and Oklahoma. FYI: The Arkansas River Trail features more than 15 miles of scenic riverfront and one of the longest pedestrian and bicycle bridges in …