Washington, D.C. Cherry Blossoms

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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Portland, Oregon River Ride

featuring Euge Groove's "Too Cool"
Willamette River, Portland, Oregon

The 187-mile-long Willamette River runs through downtown Portland, Oregon, where it is spanned by eleven bridges. Many of these bridges hold world records or set records when constructed. The Steel Bridge, featured in this scene, is the second-oldest vertical-lift bridge … Continue reading


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London (Palace and Cathedral)

featuring Bob Mamet's "Signs of Life"
Palace of Westminster, London

London is an undisputed global city. Its historical significance and broad influence might only be challenged by Rome, and its importance in modern times only rivaled by New York. This eScapes video features London’s most famous landmark– the Palace of … Continue reading


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Quebecois on St. Marys River

feauring Ando Kal's "Ambrosia"
Quebecois freighter

The Quebecois is one of the great steamship freighters of the Great Lakes. Built in 1963, this ship has carried countless loads to and from the United States and Canada. Shown in this video under the Upper Lakes Shipping fleet, … Continue reading


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Detroit, Michigan (Sunset from Belle Isle)

featuring Herbie Russ' "Movin' Out"
Detroit, Michigan skyline at sunset

The skyline of Detroit, Michigan is dominated by the distinctive Renaissance Center. Best known as the world headquarters of General Motors, the seven-skyscraper complex includes the Detroit Marriott, the tallest all-hotel tower outside of Asia and the tallest building in … Continue reading


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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

featuring Bob Baldwin's "She's All That"
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

For Independence Day, eScapes brings you a look at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of the Second Continental Congress that approved the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Philadelphia is a city that has historically guided the United States towards progress. … Continue reading


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Shanghai, China (Huangpu River)

featuring Bob James' "Angela with Purple Bamboo"
Boat down Huanpu River, Shanghai, China

This brilliant look at the Huangpu Riverfront in Shanghai, China demonstrates why the city has become the premier economic and cultural center in mainland China. Here, two sides of Shanghai come together. The Bund– a mile-long riverfront filled with mostly … Continue reading


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