Point Aux Barques Lighthouse

Point Aux Barques Lighthouse

featuring Chuck Loeb's "Between 2 Worlds"
Point Aux Barques Lighthouse

Built in 1847 to warn ships of a dangerous reef, Point Aux Barques Lighthouse in Port Hope, Michigan originally stood for only nine years before being razed and rebuilt. The original construction had used inferior materials that could not withstand … Continue reading


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Belize (Coast with Mangroves)

featuring Brian Hughes' "The Way It Is"
Belize Mangroves

This mangrove-covered beach might not be the best place to lie down under the sun, but the unique view is relaxing in its own way. Belize’s mangroves protect the small country’s coastline from tidal erosion, as do the many coral … Continue reading


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Wichita, Kansas

featuring Alexander Zonjic's "Reach for the Sky"
Wichita, Kansas

Though perhaps best known as the “Air Capital of the World,” producing nearly half of the world’s aircraft, Wichita embraces culture as well as industry. Just west of downtown, Keeper of the Plains Plaza, featured in this video, gives tribute … Continue reading


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Split Rock Lighthouse

featuring Ken Navarro's "Compassion"
Split Rock Lighthouse, Minnesota

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


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Puno, Peru (Floating Islands)

featuring Peter White's "What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)"
Floating Islands of Puno, Peru

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


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Stewart J. Cort

featuring Mark Love's "Angel of Mine"
Stewart J. Cort frieghter

Built in 1973, the Stewart J. Cort has the distinction of being the first 1000-foot freighter on the Great Lakes. It was named after the late vice president of Bethlehem Steel, the company it has served continuously while operating under … Continue reading


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Sydney Harbor, Australia

featuring Alexander Zonjic's "Bellavia"
Sydney Harbor, Australia

Sydney is the largest city and economic center of Australia. Rich in architecture, culture, commerce, and scenery, Sydney attracts millions of domestic and international tourists each year. Sydney’s main tourist attractions, shown in this video, are the Sydney Opera House … Continue reading


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Heceta Head Lighthouse

featuring Brian Culbertson's "I Could Get Used To This"
Heceta Head Lighthouse, Oregon

Visible for up to 21 miles, the Heceta Head Light is the brightest light on the Oregon coast– not bad for a lighthouse that has been using the same fresnel lens for 117 years. The Heceta Head Lighthouse and its … Continue reading


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Yosemite National Park

featuring Ronny Jordan's "7th Heaven"
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park needs no introduction to naturalists and anyone who appreciates breathtaking scenery. Established as a national park in 1890, Yosemite Valley is a spectacular showcase of geology and ecology. The unique terrain of Yosemite National Park is the … Continue reading


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