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Alaska’s Inside Passage

Bordered by stunning mountain ranges with dense forest to the shoreline and calm, deep waterways, the Inside Passage is a 1500 kilometre waterway extending from Seattle Washington to Skagway in Alaska. Most commonly claimed by the Alaskans because of its enormous tourism appeal, the sheltered waterways were originally explored by early navigators as a way … Continue reading »

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China’s New Great Wall

River cruising is the perfect means to explore the great Yangtze River. The Yangtze River is a massive tempestuous monster. For centuries it has been both the life and death of the Chinese people, providing food, water for irrigation and a critical transport route, but turning fierce with immense and destructive floods. In 1998, the … Continue reading »

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Kingdom of the Polar Bear

Adventure cruiser, Roderick Eime, heads north in search of the mighty polar bear and a lost story from Australian history. We cautiously exit the Zodiac on the pebbly beach. Ten at a time, we land on the beach, our guides already well ahead of us, scouting for sightings of the worlds largest terrestrial carnivore. Two … Continue reading »

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Explore Australia’s Natural Wonders

When it comes to natural wonders, Australia has more than its fair share. For a start there’s the Great Barrier Reef, Australia’s Red Centre with Uluru – or Ayers Rock – as its centrepiece. Elsewhere there is dramatic coastal wilderness and islands teaming with wildlife. Inland there are the snow-capped Australian Alps and Outback areas … Continue reading »

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