My Year in Cities: 2009

Posted on December 29, 2009 Under Travel


The above image is by Chris Jordan and depicts 11,000 jet trails, equal to the number of commercial flights in the US every eight hours. I realize I am in some way apart of the problem. I guess the next thing to do is start offsetting my carbon more often. Tips welcome.

* indicates cities visited multiple times on non-consecutive days.

Amman, Jordan

Boulder, Colorado

Canton, Ohio

Cleveland, Ohio

Cancun, Mexico*

Dalian, China

Davos, Switzerland

Dead Sea, Jordan

Denver, Colorado

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Grand Canyon, Arizona

Hakone, Japan

Hong Kong, China*

Las Vegas, Nevada*

London, England*

Long Beach, California

Los Angeles, California

Macau, China

Miami, Florida

New York, NY*

Phoenix, Arizona

Sarasota, Florida*

Salt Lake City, Utah

San Francisco, California

Sedona, Arizona

Stamford, CT

Tokyo, Japan*

Vail, Colorado

Vancouver, British Columbia

Washington, D.C*

Zurich, Switzerland

Hat tip to Kottke and Amit for the idea again (my last year’s 2008 list has somehow disappeared though.) Once in a while I linked to  the reason behind my trip, although that got complicated quick.