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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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The Pyramids of Giza

featuring Dave McMurray's "My Brother & Me"
Pyramids of Giza

Few sites in the world are as revered as the pyramids of the Giza Necropolis. These timeless structures seem to simultaneously defy time and logic and they stand in the shifting Egyptian sands. The oldest and largest pyramid at the … Continue reading


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Old Presque Isle Lighthouse

featuring Adam Haines' "Erin's Poem"
Presque Isle Lighthouse, Michigan

Michigan’s Old Presque Isle Lighthouse was first lit on Lake Huron in 1840 to mark a natural harbor important to Great Lakes steamships. In the early 19th century, the harbor was a refuge for ships escaping storms and a source … Continue reading


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Paris (Eiffel Tower & Arc de Triomphe)

featuring Ken Navarro's "28 (For Kristin)"
Eiffel Tower, Paris

Paris has a reputation as the most romantic city on the planet, and it’s easy to understand why. Whether it’s a ride down the River Seine, a walk through the Louvre Museum, or a twilight picnic at the foot of … Continue reading


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Dixboro, Michigan

featuring Ken Navarro's "Something She Said"
Dixboro General Store, Michigan

While Dixboro, Michigan might not be a city on the list of great American tourist destinations, its small town charm, scenic beauty, and nostalgic atmosphere make it enchanting to any visitor who happens to pass through. Sprouting from the lone … Continue reading


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Steep Creek Falls, Washington

featuring Fourplay's "More Than A Dream"
Steep Creek Falls, Washington

In many places (like Minneapolis), a 52-foot waterfall like Steep Creek Falls would be well-known by the locals and often visited by tourists. Along the Columbia River, however, amazing natural sights are everywhere, and a waterfall of this size can … Continue reading


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Marina Bay, Singapore

featuring Chuck Loeb's "Love Is All"
Marina Bay, Singapore

The densely-populated city-state of Singapore rests on a small archipelago in the midst of Malaysia and Indonesia. A sovereign nation of one large metropolitan area, Singapore is one of the busiest ports in the world and one of the world’s … Continue reading


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Columbia River Trainwatching

featuring Nestor Torres' "Hero"
Columbia River Trainwatching

Near the city of Stevenson, Washington (population 1,465), train enthusiasts can catch magnificent views of freight moving along the edges of the scenic Columbia River Gorge. The first railroad in this area might not have appealed to even the most … Continue reading


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Seul Choix Pointe Lighthouse

featuring Ryan Fontanilla's "Son of Perdition"
Seul Choix Pointe Lighthouse, Michigan

Seul Choix Pointe Lighthouse, just south of Gulliver, Michigan on the north shore of Lake Michigan, has aided navigation on the lakes since 1892. Nearby Seul Choix Bay gets its name from the French for “only choice,” since early French … Continue reading


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Michipicoten at Soo Locks

featuring Chuck Loeb's "Sierra Nevada"
Michipicoten at Soo Locks

The Great Lakes freighter Michipicoten, formerly known as the Elton Hoyt 2nd, was built in 1952 and renamed once it joined the Lower Lakes Towing Company, which names its vessels after local rivers. In November 2010, it was converted to … Continue reading


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