Hurricane Ridge, Washington

Hurricane Ridge, Olympic National Park

featuring Chuck Loeb's "Presence"
Hurricane Ridge, Washington

The most accessible mountain area in Olympic National Park, Hurricane Ridge offers spectacular views of the park and numerous hiking opportunities. Miles of forested land, rugged mountains, wildlife, and wildflower meadows greet park visitors year-round. Named “Hurricane Ridge” for its … Continue reading


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Dubai (Skyscrapers & Skyline)

featuring Peter White's "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow"
Skyscrapers of Dubai

Rich from oil, shipping, and banking revenues, the city of Dubai has entered the 21st century as a Middle Eastern boomtown. Tourism and real estate development are now major sectors of Dubai’s economy. Although development has slowed in the wake … Continue reading


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Beagle Channel, Tierra del Fuego

featuring Brian Hughes' "Soul Fruit"
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One of three passages past South America between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Beagle Channel is surrounded on both sides by remarkable scenery. It was here that Charles Darwin first saw glaciers while accompanying the channel’s namesake, the HMS … Continue reading


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The Burying Point (Salem, Massachusetts)

featuring David Lanz's "Cristofori's Dream"
The Burying Point (Salem, Massachusetts)

Salem, Massachusetts is infamous for its history of witch trials and executions, which took place during 1692 and 1693. The Salem area is now a popular (though sometimes macabre) historical attraction. The witch trials, however, are only a small part … Continue reading


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Lucerne, Switzerland

featuring Herbie Russ' "Story of My Life"
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne is one of Switzerland’s largest cities and most popular tourist destinations. Centered in the center of the country on the Reuss River, Lucerne is known for the Chapel Bridge, a wooden footbridge built in 1333. Unfortunately, much of the … Continue reading


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Bangkok, Thailand (Chao Phraya River)

featuring Acoustic Alchemy's "Playing for Time"
Chao Phraya River, Bangkok

Like most great cities, Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, is situated on a great river: the Chao Phraya, which runs 231 miles from the center of the country into the Gulf of Thailand. On a typical afternoon, the waters of the Chao … Continue reading


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