Carnival of Cities for 15 July 2009

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Off we go….

Cities in the Americas

Montréal, Québec, Canada Fiona Leonard highlights the water crisis in One Drop posted at Year In America.

Detroit, Michigan, USA Dominique King presents Photo Friday: Detroit’s Concert of Colors posted at Midwest Guest, saying, “Celebrate diversity in Detroit with the annual Concert of Colors, featuring Super Session II (a revue of Detroit-area talent organized by producer/musician Don Was.)”

San Antonio, Texas, USA Colleen Pence found San Antonio Businesses on Twitter posted at Social Media Mentoring, saying, “This post features a list of businesses in San Antonio who are on Twitter. This list is a living, breathing thing that will be revised often.”

Orlando, Florida, USA Watch Me Eat chows down at Lottawatta Lodge at Blizzard Beach posted at Watch Me Eat, saying, “A visit to Walt Disney World’s Blizzard Beach water park.”

Atlanta, Georgia, USA Amy @ The Q Family found 5 Indoor Soft Play Areas Around Atlanta for Kids & Toddlers posted at Atlanta With Kid Travel Blog.

Los Angeles, California, USA Henry spends Three Hours in Los Feliz – Part I posted at Finding Freedom, saying, “This article covers the first part of an afternoon spent walking through the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. The article includes sights, stores, restaurants, bars, and the addresses and phone numbers of each location.”

Washington, DC, USA Jon presents “That’s One Small Step for Man…” – Reaching the Moon 40 Years Ago posted at The DC Traveler, saying, “In July 1969, manned space travel brought the first men to the moon. The National Air & Space Museum in Washington, DC is hosting a series of moon landing programs.”

Montezuma Beach, Costa Rica Marina K. Villatoro enjoys Montezuma Beach, the Pot of Fun at the End of the Rainbow- Photo Friday posted at The Travel Expert(a), saying, “This is a great town in Costa Rica, for beaches and eccentricities.”

Flagstaff, Arizona, USA Mudslide Mama presents Best Things to Do Around Flagstaff, Arizona posted at Traveling Mamas.

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada J.W. presents Yesterday’s Vancouver posted at The Collective Picture.

Seattle, Washington, USA Mary Jo Manzanares presents The Gum Wall of Seattle posted at The Seattle Traveler, saying, “This quirky attraction is pretty gross, yet the spot is always full of gawking visitors. I don’t get it!”

Asheville, North Carolina, USA Amy @ The Q Family presents 13 Things to Do in Asheville with Kids posted at The Q Family Adventures Travel Blog.

Cities in Europe

Henley, United Kingdom Happy Hotelier has 3 Reasons why you should visit Henley Royal Regatta once in your Lifetime posted at Happy Hotelier, saying, “Henley is a small town on the Thames. Worth a visit in itself, but if you are in the neighborhood during “Royal Regatta” don’t miss it. It took me approx 15 years to acknowledge it:-)”

Helsinki, Finland Gregory Barr presents Helsinki voted second safest city in The World posted at dIARY OF A bRITISH eXPATRIATE IN fINLAND, saying, “Helsinki, Finland was voted the second safest city in the World.”

Edinburgh, Scotland Andy Hayes presents Photos of Edinburgh’s Scorching Summer posted at The Edinburgh Guide, saying, “A photo essay highlighting various spots in the sun here in Edinburgh, which is experiencing a scorching hot summer.”

Florence, Italy Shannon ODonnell presents a little art…gorgeous specimen of man posted at a little adrift: a rtw travelogue, saying, “A look at Florence, Italy and the beautiful ‘David’ by Michelangelo plus other art in the city.”

Cities in Asia

Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia Vichuda presents Medan History posted at Kota Medan City Indonesia.

Bangalore, India Shelly Rivoli presents Moms around the world: Bangalore, India posted at Travels with Baby Examiner, saying, “Shelly Rivoli continues her series of interviews with Moms Around the World with a mom in Bangalore who shares her insights on parenting in India and tips for families planning travel to the city.”

That concludes this edition, and thank you for visiting.

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