Skagway, Alaska

Skagway, Alaska

featuring Peter White's "Baby Steps"
Skagway, Alaska

Nicknamed the “Gateway to the Klondike,” Skagway, Alaska, was a gold rush boomtown at the end of the 19th century, after gold was found in the Yukon Territory. Situated at the head of a convenient path to the region, the … Continue reading


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Dubai (Skyscrapers & Skyline)

featuring Peter White's "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow"
Skyscrapers of Dubai

Rich from oil, shipping, and banking revenues, the city of Dubai has entered the 21st century as a Middle Eastern boomtown. Tourism and real estate development are now major sectors of Dubai’s economy. Although development has slowed in the wake … Continue reading


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Bondi Beach, Australia

featuring Peter White's "Always, Forever"
Bondi Beach, Australia

Australia’s most famous beach, Bondi, is located just 7 kilometers (about 4 miles) from downtown Sydney in the state of New South Wales. A public beach since the last 19th century, Bondi’s kilometer-long shoreline offers opportunities for surfing, swimming, and … 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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Long Beach, California (Rainbow Harbor)

featuring Peter White's "Who's That Lady"
Queensway Bridge, Long Beach, California

Long Beach, California, just south of Los Angeles, is named for the five miles of beaches that run along its coast. Very much a marine city, Long Beach is the second-busiest seaport in the United States, a popular cruise ship … 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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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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Kansas City Rainstorm

featuring Peter White's "What's Going On"
Rainy streets of Kansas City

Kansas City is the largest city in Missouri and a state economic and cultural capital. This is reflected in the buildings of the downtown area. Prominent in the cityscape and featured in this eScapes video are the oblong headquarters of … Continue reading


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