Pia Glacier, Tierra del Fuego

Pia Glacier, Tierra del Fuego

featuring Boney James' "Hypnotic"
Pia Glacier, Tierra del Fuego

The Patagonia region of South America (between southern Chile and Argentina) is known for its breathtaking natural scenery, but the alien landscape around the the Pia Glacier might be some of its best. As this river of ice carves its … Continue reading


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Gstaad, Switzerland

featuring Doc Powell's "Together We Can"
Gstaad, Switzerland

One look at the Swiss town of Gstaad leaves no question why the area is known for its many ski resorts. Though the town itself is small and only lightly populated, the surrounding mountains provide plenty of dramatic views, dozens … Continue reading


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Chester, England

featuring Chris Standring's "Bossa Blue"
Chester, England

Founded as a Roman fort in the first century, Chester, England now blends its historic atmosphere with modern attractions and luxuries. Nicknamed “the walled city” for the two miles of stone walls around it, Chester has made a conscious effort … Continue reading


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Marblehead Lighthouse

featuring Kirk Whalum's "My Father's Hope"
Marblehead Lighthouse

Ohio’s Marblehead Lighthouse on Lake Erie is the oldest and one of the most popular lighthouses on the Great Lakes. This lighthouse has been in continuous operation since 1822, and, like many, has undergone several transformations in its history. Visitors … Continue reading


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Karukinka Natural Park, Chile

featuring Brian Tarquin's "Santa Fe"
Karukinka Natural Park, Chile

On the Chilean part of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago lies the Karukinka Natural Park, offering more than 700,000 acres of untouched wilderness. The park’s private ownership and relative inaccessibility, along with proactive conservation efforts, have kept this area a … Continue reading


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Alpena on St. Marys River

featuring Peter White's "Crazy Feeling"
Alpena on St. Marys River

The Great Lakes freighter Alpena was launched as the Leon Fraser in 1942, carrying iron ore across the Great Lakes. In 1989, the ship was converted to a self-unloading cement carrier and shortly afterward was renamed the Alpena, after the … Continue reading


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Little Sable Point Lighthouse

featuring John Tesh's "Lady In Red"
Little Point Sable Lighthouse

Little Sable Point Lighthouse on Lake Michigan was first lit in 1874 and is one of Michigan’s most picturesque lighthouses. Not only is the lighthouse itself striking with its natural brick exterior, but the surrounding natural setting is beautiful as … Continue reading


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Colca Canyon, Peru

featuring Dave Koz's "Castle of Dreams"
Colca Canyon, Peru

Peru’s Colca Canyon, one of the deepest canyons in the world, is home to extraordinary geological and biological diversity. Twice as deep as the Grand Canyon, the Colca area is home to a desert landscape, rolling hills, stepped gardens, steep … Continue reading


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Point Vicente Lighthouse

featuring Marc Antoine's "Sunland"
Point Vicente Lighthouse

Standing tall over California’s Palos Verdes Peninsula, Point Vicente Lighthouse has been in continuous operation since 1926, although it was reduced to a mere 25 watts during World War II. Today, like most currently active lighthouses, the Point Vicente Light … Continue reading


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Milwaukee, Wisconsin

featuring Walter Beasley's "I Feel You"
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee has been a Great Lakes port since 1835, and its port has been important through the city’s long history as an industrial powerhouse. Over the past decade, Milwaukee has created a more postindustrial economy, but the Port of Milwaukee … Continue reading


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