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  • Just 1,000 visitors a year venture to the North Pole

    Just 1,000 visitors a year venture to the North Pole
    "I passed through the seven levels of the Candy Cane Forest, through the Sea of Swirly Twirly Gum Drops, and then I walked through the Lincoln Tunnel."
  • Ride the Cass Scenic Railroad in West Virginia

    Ride the Cass Scenic Railroad in West Virginia
    CASS, W.Va. — The Cass Scenic Railroad is a hard-working, up-the-mountain tourist rail line. It's a slow 7 miles per hour on the steam-powered trains up Cheat Mountain to Whittaker Station and upward to Bald Knob on Back Allegheny Mountain. That's...

    For look at modern wonder: Panama Canal cruises in spring

    For look at modern wonder: Panama Canal cruises in spring
    Often dubbed the "Eighth Wonder Of The World" and selected as one of the "Seven Wonders Of The Modern World," the Panama Canal is a 48-mile long waterway across the Isthmus of Panama linking the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific Ocean. Completed in 1914 by the...

    Disney Fantasy leaves the shipyard, heads for sea trials

    Disney Fantasy leaves the shipyard, heads for sea trials
    The Disney Fantasy made its way from the shipyard where it has been under construction for the last couple of years on its way to sea trials in the North Sea. The ship left the Meyer Werft Shipyard in Papenberg, Germany on Friday, tugged down the Ems...

    Castaways on Fiji: Notes from the Coral Kingdom

    Castaways on Fiji: Notes from the Coral Kingdom
    QUALITO ISLAND, Fiji — We were dozing on the sand at the edge of the bluest lagoon I'd ever seen when suddenly I remembered. The snorkel trip. Grabbing our masks we rushed to the dive shack, catching the skiff as it was pulling out for the ride to...