Red Hook, Saint Thomas

Red Hook, St. Thomas

featuring Ken Navarro's "From Now On"
Red Hook, Saint Thomas

Red Hook, on the east end of Saint Thomas, is an area known for its seaside shopping, dining, and its vibrant yacht harbor. As long as the weather permits landing in the harbor, boaters can find a full-service marina, a … Continue reading


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Cathedral of Arequipa, Peru

featuring Doc Powell's "Let Go"
Cathedral of Arequipa, Peru

The Cathedral of Arequipa, Peru illustrates the natural setting of Peru along the world’s “Ring of Fire,” the belt around the Pacific Ocean known for its high frequency of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes. Peru, affected by the Nazca Plate under … Continue reading


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Tulsa, Oklahoma

featuring Gota's "In the City Life"
Kendall Bell, Tulsa

Tusla– Oklahoma’s second-largest city– has long been a hub on the oil industry, but is now transitioning to a service-based economy with an emphasis on culture. This eScapes tour of Tulsa begins with a relaxing view of the clouds drifting … Continue reading


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Algorail at Port of Milwaukee

featuring Peter White's "Moonlight Montreal"
Algorail at Port of Milwaukee

The self-unloading freighter Algorail has served the Algoma Central Corporation on the Great Lakes since its construction in 1968, and is managed by its partner, Seaway Marine Transport. This is the second vessel to bear the Algorail name. The first, … Continue reading


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Istanbul, Turkey

featuring Peter White's "Bullseye"
Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

Built around the Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul uniquely sits on two continents– Europe and Asia. This location, at the nexus of various cultures and trade routes, has had a great impact on the city’s history. Originally a Greek city, it was … Continue reading


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Black River, Wisconsin

featuring Cindy Bradley's "Catch the Wind"
Black River, Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s Black River begins at the Minnesota border and winds through northwestern corner of the state, joining with the Nemadji River and entering Lake Superior. The scenery of the Black River is at its best as it passes through Pattison … Continue reading


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Washington, D.C. Cherry Blossoms

featuring Mindi Abair's "Far Away"
Washington, D.C. Cherry Blossoms

Just as cherry trees feature in the traditional stories of George Washington, they have become a tradition in the capital that bears his name. In 1912, the mayor of Tokyo gifted 3,000 flowering cherry trees to the city of Washington, … Continue reading


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Sapphire Beach, St. Thomas

featuring Chris Standring's "Sunrise"
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Sapphire Beach on St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands is one of the island’s lesser-known beaches and as a result is often free of the larger crowds sometimes found at more popular sites. Lines of palm trees provide a … Continue reading


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Chicago at Night

featuring Paul Hardcastle's "Desire"
Chicago (harbor skyline at night)

The skyline of Chicago is one of the most distinctive in the world and it’s especially beautiful when seen from the city’s Northerly Island peninsula. This vantage point provides an unbroken panorama of the cityscape. As always, the John Hancock … Continue reading


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Santa María del Mar, Peru

featuring Alexander Zonjic's "Procession"
Santa María del Mar, Peru

The Santa María del Mar district of Peru is well known for its beautiful beaches. Just south of the country’s capital of Lima, this relaxation destination seems to have it all– pristine sand, a rolling surf from the Pacific Ocean, … Continue reading


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