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Archive for January 2018

Calving Glacier

Inside Passage, Alaska “The ice was here, the ice was there, the ice was all around: It cracked and growled and roared and howled, Like noises in a swound.” —Samuel Taylor Coleridge (from my book One World: A View of Seven Continents) A glacier is an accumulation of compacted snow and ice that slowly moves…

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New trip report from Ecuador and Peru

Did you know that the Galapagos Islands are the peaks of volcanoes that built up vast accumulations of lava from the floor of the ocean? Or that they are a mere four to five million years old? Learn more in the latest Round the World Trip Report

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New trip report from Madagascar

Madagascar… the oldest island in the world. While you may have heard of lemurs, did you know that Madagascar is the only place they are found and that there are over fifty species? Learn more in the latest Round the World Trip Report

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