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Crinan Classic 2009 - A Scottish Celebration of Wooden Boats

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Scotland and Sailing - who could ask for anything more?  I am very excited to share an extraordinary sailing/boating event in Scotland, called the Crinan Classic.

Swimming with the Manatees in Florida

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This month, we're focusing on ways to explore nature in Florida, specifically through dolphin and manatee encounters. One cool manatee exploration is called Captain Mike's Swimming with the Manatees. A very reasonably-priced experience, Captain Mike's offers three different tours to experience manatees first-hand. We were lucky enough to sit down and talk with Captain Mike - here's what he had to say...

Four Great Auckland Cafes

by Craig Martin / Nov 17, 2008 /
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Zealand's biggest city, Auckland, is one of the South Pacific's premier coffee locations thanks to its great diversity of independent cafes and the ability to roast a great bean. This month, our NZ editor offers up his five favourite places to find good espresso in the City of Sails.

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Sleeping Bear Dunes

by Lillie Forteau / Nov 14, 2008 /
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For Photo Fridays at Delicious Baby (travel photos from around the world), our daughter decided to post about her trip last weekend to Sleeping Bear Dunes, on Lake Michigan.  The dunes are located just north a bit from Frankfort, Michigan. Here's what she had to say...

 

 

Last weekend, we went to Sleeping Bear Dunes. Have you been there? It is close to our cottage, so we drove there. Come along!

 

Broken Top Hike: a Photo Essay

by Ben Voigts / Aug 18, 2008 /
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Yesterday I hiked up at Broken Top, in Bend, Oregon. It was a gorgeous day - here are some of my photos!  I hope you enjoy the virtual hike!

 

Global Gear: Air Wear's Jason Solarek talks world travel, art, and love of place

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Aug 13, 2008 /
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Always on the lookout for cool products for our Wandering Educators, we recently partnered with Air Wear Designs. Created by artist Jason Solarek, this is such a fun product line - airport codes on hats, tshirts, messenger bags (my personal favorite), notebooks, tote bags, and mugs. Jason has personally designed over 90 airport codes for these products.

Foodie Finds: The 7 Best Places to Eat In Chicago

by Tabitha McKown / Jun 16, 2008 /
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Chicago is a city of neighborhoods, and many visitors make the mistake of limiting their dining options to the well-known restaurant chains in the Loop.

Spice Island Adventure: Grenada Seafaris

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When I was doing an interview for wanderingeducators.com with Jason deCaires Taylor, artist and sculptor of the Underwater Sculpture Park in Grenada, I just fell in love with the beauty of Grenada. I love its history, as the Spice Island. I love the scenes - gorgeous coastline, blue blue waters, and the green of the island's interiors. As well, I have met some very friendly people!

Looking through the windows of China

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A teenage girl peers from a guesthouse room at a village in Tiger Leaping Gorge. A stunning natural wonder tucked away in China’s Yunnan Province, the gorge is one of the world's deepest canyons. Here the Yangtze River is pushed to the narrowest point of its 4,000-mile long journey.

Two women, perhaps talking about the strange guy with the camera, on a bus in the far south of China (probably about 10 miles from the Lao border).

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