featuring Jim Brickman's "Crooked River"
The Cuyahoga River Valley has long been a destination for outdoor recreation and the appreciation of nature. Threatened by urban sprawl, the area became a national recreation area, and later Cuyahoga Valley National Park, to ensure its protection as wilderness. … Continue reading
featuring Amaury Figueredo's "My Way"
Galveston Island has always had a great connection to the sea. First settled with Europeans in 1817– by Jean Lafitte, a pirate– Galveston quickly became an important port city. The largest city in Texas, it was the busiest port west … Continue reading
featuring Paul Hardcastle's "Desire"
The skyline of Chicago is one of the most distinctive in the world and it’s especially beautiful when seen from the city’s Northerly Island peninsula. This vantage point provides an unbroken panorama of the cityscape. As always, the John Hancock … Continue reading
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featuring Ken Navarro's "Compassion"
Built in 1910, Split Rock Lighthouse is one of the most distinctive features on the Minnesota coast. Sitting atop a 602-foot cliff, the light can be seen for 22 miles and aided Lake Superior ships until it was decommissioned in … Continue reading
featuring Alexander Zonjic's "Procession"
The Santa María del Mar district of Peru is well known for its beautiful beaches. Just south of the country’s capital of Lima, this relaxation destination seems to have it all– pristine sand, a rolling surf from the Pacific Ocean, … Continue reading
featuring Gregg Karukas' "Simone"
The western part of the United States is filled with many fascinating landscapes, but Bryce Canyon National Park is particularly unique. Carved by rain and frost wedging in the limestone of Utah’s Claron Formation, this stunning landscape is known for … Continue reading
Very few television programs ever achieve such a milestone. The classic TV series Bonanza ran from 1959 to 1973 and didn’t do it. M.A.S.H. ran for eleven years on network television and didn’t even come close to it. In fact, … Continue reading
featuring Cindy Bradley's "Swing Set"
In this eScapes video– a sample of our 500th completed episode– we take you to the waterfront of Seattle, Washington. This harbor in Puget Sound’s Elliott Bay was a center of activity in the late 1800s and early 1900s, when … Continue reading
featuring Pieces of a Dream's "Tonight's the Night"
The Santa Monica Pier, just west of Los Angeles, has a long and fascinating history. Built in 1909 to carry sewer pipes out to sea, the pier became a recreation destination and was quickly expanded and developed by entrepreneurs. In … Continue reading
featuring Peter White's "What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)"
The Puno region of Lake Titicaca in Peru has been home to the Uros people since before the Inca empire. The Uros people are known for their unique floating islands. For hundreds of years, this culture has made its home … Continue reading