Jul 9, 2008

Carnival Of Cities July 9th Edition

Welcome to the July 9th edition of the Carnival of Cities. There was no Summer slowdown in this corner of the blogosphere this week with plenty to see and experience in the great cities of the world. Thank you to all participants for a wide range of informative posts.

Cities In The Americas
Liz presents Chicago is Green with Desire posted at Traveling the Green Way.

Jon presents Monument Monday - A Monument to Spending Money - Treasury Building Tours posted at The DC Traveler. “The U.S. Treasury Building, in Washington, DC is one of the DC's showcase buildings.”

Mary Jo Manzanares presents 6 Suggestions for a Day in Pioneer Square posted at The Seattle Traveler. “A simple primer on things to see and do in one of the prime visitor spots in Seattle -- Pioneer Square. “

Alistair Wearmouth presents Two Cool New York City Digs posted at Family Travel Blog | Away.com.

Lynn Ackerson presents Carbs, Conversation, and Fancy Footwork posted at Intelligent Travel. “Sunday night is tango night at Loring Pasta Bar, a Minneapolis institution.”

Nancy Brown presents Say yes to airport layover in San Francisco posted at WhatATrip.

Silicon Valley Blogger presents Trimming Our Gas Costs, Plus Saving $5,500 a Year Off The Road posted at The Digerati Life. This blogger discusses gas costs in San Francisco and around the nation.

Jason presents 1865: Four for Abraham Lincoln's assassination posted at Executed Today.

Jack Norell presents NYC Restaurant Week 2008 posted at Eyeflare Travel Articles and Tips.

SeaBird presents Exhibits: Flora Cohen and vintage Miami posted at To TwinFInity and Beyond!.

Lisa Nelsen-Woods presents Hippies, Festivals, and Dogs, Oh My! posted at Condo Blues.

Leslie Carbone presents A Declaration of Independence posted at Leslie Carbone.

Nick presents Cancun: The Hotel Zone vs. Downtown El Centro posted at Cancun Blog.

Cities In India
Lakshmi presents A travel blog of an Indian Backpacker: This is not a travelogue ... posted at A travel blog of an Indian Backpacker. Lakshmi gives her perspective on her hometown, Chennai or Madras.

AdmirableIndia.com presents Bangalore to Mysore on Bike: Day 2: Part 1: Chamundi Hills, Lalitha Mahal and Karanji Lake posted at AdmirableIndia.com.

Cities In Israel
Andrew Evans presents Exploring Israel: What Would Jesus Eat? posted at Intelligent Travel. Travel Writer Andrew Evans wanders the Jerusalem markets to find out "What Would Jesus Eat?"

My contribution this week is Sidewalk Calligraphy in Beijing. That concludes this week’s edition. Be sure and check out last week’s Carnival at Family Travel. You can submit to next week’s here.


SeaBird said...

Some great posts this week! Yours on sidewalk calligraphy was interesting...

Lakshmi said...

Thanks for the inclusion..great posts and I enjoyed reading them

Condo Blues said...

Thank you for including me in your carnival. There are some really good posts here!

Anonymous said...

This is GREAT Reading- thanks for doing this! There are some places that I'd really love to get to now...
Bella x

Phivos Nicolaides said...

Good idea to share with us some great posts!

Nomadic Matt said...

That will give me a lot to read while at work tonight! Thanks.

Wendy said...

-Thank you all for participating.

-Matt and Bella-you should submit something to the next carnival.

Cuckoo said...

My first time here but definitely not the last. Came here from Lakshmi's blog. Went thru some of your posts and enjoyed them.

Would like to participate in future carnivals. If you have some guidelines or rules to follow, please let me know.


Wendy said...

Glad you found your way here and hope you come back often. You can submit to the next carnival by clicking on the link in the last sentence of this post. The deadline is next Tuesday.