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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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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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Oppenheimer Beach

featuring Acoustic Alchemy's "The Alchemist"
Oppenheimer Beach

This relaxing beach on St. John in the United States Virgin Islands gets its name from J. Robert Oppenheimer, the physicist and researcher best known as the “father of the atomic bomb.” In the 1950s, Oppenheimer and his wife purchased … Continue reading


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Crisp Point Lighthouse

featuring Geoff Bowman's "Manhattan"
Crisp Point Lighthouse

Crisp Point Light Station, in Paradise, Michigan, was first lit in 1904 and served Lake Superior ships until it was decommissioned in 1993. The light tower perfectly complements a pristine beach and dark blue water, but the strong waves of … Continue reading


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Mendocino Cliffs, California

featuring Alexander Zonjic's "Oblivion"
Mendocino, California cliffs

Despite its population of less than one thousand people, Mendocino, California has made a name for itself as a destination for relaxation and culture. The community’s Pacific Ocean coast features the Mendocino headlands– steep cliffs and rocky landforms protruding from … Continue reading


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Heceta Head Lighthouse

featuring Brian Culbertson's "I Could Get Used To This"
Heceta Head Lighthouse, Oregon

Visible for up to 21 miles, the Heceta Head Light is the brightest light on the Oregon coast– not bad for a lighthouse that has been using the same fresnel lens for 117 years. The Heceta Head Lighthouse and its … Continue reading


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