Hume Highway

Hamilton Hume: The bushman behind the highway

While in 2017 you can drive the entire distance between Sydney and Melbourne in 10 to 12 hours, the original Hume-Hovell expedition in 1824 took 18 weeks....

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Lake Huron Shoreline in the Bruce Peninsula

Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Lake Huron, Michigan provides us with a look into the past at one of the most travelled regions of the Great Lakes...

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A picture of the Mackinac Bridge. The photo was taken from the southern shore of the Lower Peninsula facing St Ignace. The picture shows the Mackinac Bridge.

The Mackinac Bridge – pronounced...

The idea of crossing one of the longest suspension bridges in the US bares no excitement for some, and in the case of the Mackinac Bridge, the sight of this...

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off the coast of Palawan, Philippines

Pearl Divers of Palawan

The Philippines are a traditional source of natural pearls and shells with most pearl farming activity located on the island of Palawan. The Samal-Badjao...

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Empire Builders Begins Filming

Pilot Begins Production on an Epic New Documentary Series Exploring the World's Greatest Empires.

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Philippine Postal Corporation Dia Del Galeon Festival 2010 stamps

The Mighty Manila Galleons

During the heyday of the galleon trade, serving as a focus for trade between China and Europe, Manila became one of the world’s great ports. The Manila...

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Aboard the Steam Ship Sudan

In our opinion, of all the boats cruising down the Nile, the nicest, by far, is the Steam Ship Sudan...

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Egypt - Dhahabiyeh

Rolling in gold down the Nile

Originally built to carry celebrities and royal families, the Dahabeya was a luxury pleasure boat for the Nile. The name means "golden one" alluding...

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Feluccas on the Nile by Beniamino Facchinelli, circa 1880s

Drifting downstream with the Nile’s gentle...

Feluccas are small sailing boats, typically crewed by 2 or 3 men, which have been used by fishermen on the Nile for thousands of years.

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Come back in time with us and travel to the...

The hair was big, the outfits were hot, but even bigger and hotter were the planes, trains, fast cars and the Space age – this was travelling in the 1970s.

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