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Ketchikan, Port of Call Alaska

By 1936 there were seven canneries working, producing almost two million cases of salmon a season. The need for lumber fostered the Ketchikan Spruce Mills built in 1903, which operated for over 70 years. The lumber industry collapsed when the Clinton administration moved to reduce timber cutting in Alaska by having the U.S. Forest service […]

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Mountain Landscapes • A Photographic Gallery

Wilderness, amazing National Parks, incredible mountain vistas, recreational destinations for hiking, camping and climbing, and diverse mountain terranes are all part of our experiences. Here are a few of our favorite mountain destinations. They have always been called the smokey mountains and for good reason. The mix of the climate and the old rounded mountain […]

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Visiting Israel’s Ports Of Call

Visiting The Cruise Ports Of Call In Israel There are 116 miles of Mediterranean coast in western Israel stretching from Lebanon in the north to the Gaza Strip in the south. The two major ports of call for cruise ships are Ashdod just north of Gaza and Haifa another 70 miles north. Ashdod is within […]

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Todays Featured Street Art • Tahiti

Street Art in Tahiti. Often it’s difficult to see the message or even put a name to the creation but there are a number of street artists at work in Papeete. Soon available in giclée prints in several sizes, custom printed for each individual order on archival, museum grade paper using fade resistant inks. Drop […]

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Cruise Deals Panama Canal

A Must Do Cruising Experience! After Over A Hundred Years It’s Still One Of The Manmade Wonders Of The World There are several options available in booking a cruise that takes you through the Panama Canal. The most popular cruises originate on one coast and end on the other. Miami to San Diego or the […]

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Juneau, Alaska -A Port of Call

A Day in Juneau Probably the most isolated state capital in the United States and one of two that you cannot drive to (Hawaii). It is also one of the most frequented cities on Alaska cruise itineraries. Besides being isolated and the states capital it also has a much to offer. Where Your Ship Docks […]

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Todays Featured Poster • Mendenhall Glacier

Alaska’s most accessible glacier Mendenhall is only a short distance outside Juneau. The glacier is controlled by the National Park Service and the area features a number of good hiking trails and a Visitors Center. These giclée prints will soon be available in several sizes and styles, custom printed for each individual order on archival, […]

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Cruising And Alaska’s Amazing Glaciers

Cruising Alaska is probably on most peoples bucket list. All the major cruise lines offer itineraries as do a number of the smaller cruise companies. If you’re looking for a cruise recommendation Alaska’s glaciers is high on most lists. Alaska has a lot to see and almost any cruise will be a memorable experience but […]

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Todays Featured Street Art • Norway #1

Mixed Street Art Wall in Norway. This is a more recent trend in many cities in Norway. Standing nine feet tall this is only a segment of a block long wall of interesting street art in Stavanger. Soon available in giclée prints in several sizes, custom printed for each individual order on archival, museum grade […]

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Villefranche-sur-Mer, A Port of Call

Villefranche-sur-Mer or just Villefranche is a picturesque town on the French Riviera featured on many cruise itineraries. The town itself is between Monte Carlo and Nice with Cannes only a little farther (19 miles) away. The quant waterfront is lined with cafes and restaurants and stretches from the marina, where the tenders tie up, around […]