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Colca Canyon, Peru

featuring Kim Waters' "Easy Going"
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Peru’s Colca Canyon spans more than 4800 miles and is one of the deepest canyons in the world. The area around the Colca River features an extremely varied landscape and extraordinary biodiversity. Many inhabitants of this area have pre-Incan ancestry. … Continue reading


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Yosemite National Park (Lake & Meadow)

featuring Chris Botti's "The Way Home"
Tuolumne Meadow, Yosemite National Park

California’s Yosemite National Park is known internationally for its amazing geology, ecology, and scenery. Since 1890, it has been a destination for rock climbing, hiking, skiing, biking, rafting, and just about any outdoor activity imaginable. This scene features just as … Continue reading


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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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Poda Island, Thailand

featuring Alex Bugnon's "Silverfinger"
Koh Poda, Krabi Province, Thailand

Thailand’s Krabi province is known for its great natural beauty and nicknamed “The Emerald of the Andaman,” but it’s most relaxing spot may be Poda Island. Located about five miles from the Thai mainland and the popular tourist resort town … Continue reading


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Rocky Mountain Winter

featuring Jim Brickman's "Quiet Time"
Colorado Rockies Winter

Snow is usually found at the peaks of the Rocky Mountains, but only in winter does the entire landscape get a brilliant white coat. This eScapes video takes you to the Colorado Springs area to take in a perfect winter … Continue reading


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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

featuring Alexander Zonjic's "Amazing Grace"
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Established as the first National Lakeshore in 1966, the beautiful Lake Superior coast at Pictured Rocks was adopted by the National Park System as an answer to increased private ownership of the Great Lakes coastlines. Though the Lakeshore is home … 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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Colorado Springs

featuring Fourplay's "More Than a Dream"
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Visitors to Colorado Springs, near the foot of Pike’s Peak, would not be surprised to learn that this area originally inspired America, The Beautiful. Beauty is not in short supply in this amazing natural setting, where millions of years of … Continue reading


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Lake Tahoe

featuring Acoustic Alchemy's "Catalina Kiss"
Lake Tahoe

Sitting on the border of California and Nevada, the two-million-year-old Lake Tahoe has been recognized for its beauty since before the country’s westward expansion. Early pioneers, like the Indians at the site before them, were impressed by the calming lake … Continue reading


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Zion National Park

featuring Tim Bowman's "Heart and Soul"
Zion National Park, Utah

Zion National Park, the largest of Utah’s five national parks, was once largely covered with a shallow sea. Sediments from this sea cemented into limestone, mudstones, and sandstones that can now be seen everywhere in what is now a desert … Continue reading


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