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Alaska Grand Slam tour

Alaska’s early settlers called the vast terrain “Alyeska,” derived from the Aleut word meaning “the great land.” Its rugged wilderness and pristine waters have long since been a playground for outdoor recreationists and anglers, and now more than ever, our … Continue reading

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Alaska: scenery, wildlife, adventure

A land of massive mountains, glaciers and wilderness, Alaska is attracting record-breaking numbers of visitors. Nature lovers and adventure seekers, alike, come to experience authentic Alaska and delve into its rich heritage…Read more in DeSoto Magazine

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Scottish Splendor

Scotland beckons with medieval castles, world-famous whisky and golf. Equally alluring are the colorful traditions of bagpipes, tartans and tweeds. But the best-kept secret is in discovering Scotland’s tranquil beauty—from misty lochs and hidden glens to craggy …read more in … Continue reading

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Switzerland: mountaintop glory

Our 10-day journey began from Zurich as six of us traveled by train to the Engadin Valley in eastern Switzerland, then to the well-known central regions of Lake Lucerne and Interlaken. Most of Switzerland is easily accessible by public transport … Continue reading

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Switzerland: When the cows come home

If you travel in Switzerland in autumn, you’ll likely see or hear about the best known of Swiss mountain traditions – the alpine cattle descent. When the cows come down from high summer meadows to valley farms, the seasonal trek…read … Continue reading

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