Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco (Golden Gate Bridge)

featuring Nestor Torres' "Treasures of the Heart"
Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge is instantly recognizable and a symbol of the entire city. Almost as famous (and seen in the foreground of this video) is the frequent ocean fog that blankets the city and the bridge. San Francisco … Continue reading


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Port of Los Angeles

featuring Andy Snitzer's "Love Song"
Port of Los Angeles

The port of Los Angeles began as a small port used by Spanish traders. Over the centuries, it has developed into what is now the largest shipping port in the United States. This eScapes video features an APL shipping vessel … Continue reading


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St. Anthony Falls, Minneapolis

featuring Chris Standring's "As Luck Would Have It"
St. Anthony Falls Waterfront, Minneapolis

One of the only waterfalls on the Mississippi River, St. Anthony Falls offers more than a scenic outlook and relaxing ambience. The entire city of Minneapolis was built around the power of the falls, both literally and figuratively. Early entrepreneurs … Continue reading


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Arthur M. Anderson (Duluth-Superior Harbor)

featuring Bahman Anvari's "Monir"
Arthur M. Anderson

The steamship Arthur M. Anderson was built in Lorain, Ohio in 1952, alongside the Philip R. Clarke and Cason J. Callaway freighters. The Arthur M. Anderson has a unique place in Great Lakes shipping history: it is the last ship … Continue reading


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Beaver Bay Falls, Minnesota

featuring Gregg Karukas' "I Dream of You"
Falls of Beaver Bay, Minnesota

Most of the impressive waterfalls in the United States are well-documented and well-traveled. Many are located in parks and some even have a infrastructure or nearby tourism economy to accommodate sightseeing. The falls of the Beaver River in Minnesota is … Continue reading


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Multnomah Falls (Portland, Oregon)

featuring Alexander Zonjic's "Amazing Grace"
Multnomah Falls, Portland

Portland, Oregon is known for being a “green city” and indeed is full of beautiful natural places. Many of these are woven into the cityscape, but more breathtaking sights can only be found past the outskirts. In this video, eScapes … Continue reading


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Warsaw, Poland

featuring Fourplay's "Eastbound 101"
Warsaw, Poland at Night

Situated between Germany and Russia, Poland saw more than its share of turmoil and warfare during the 20th century. Warsaw– Poland’s capital and largest city– was especially stricken. During World War II, the German army methodically demolished about 85% of … Continue reading


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Coquille River Lighthouse

featuring Jeff Lorber's "The Simple Life"
Coquille River Lighthouse

The Coquille River Light was first lit in 1896 to aid the transportation of goods and people to and from the mouth of the Coquille River. Simple, small, and inexpensive, the lighthouse was for many years the smallest on the … Continue reading


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Galveston Shipwatching

featuring Amaury Figueredo's "My Way"
Ships passing Galveston, Texas

Galveston Island has always had a great connection to the sea. First settled with Europeans in 1817– by Jean Lafitte, a pirate– Galveston quickly became an important port city. The largest city in Texas, it was the busiest port west … 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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