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I have recently been looking at Zinio a digital magazine service. They have what looks to be thousands of digital magazines at low prices. I looked at the travel and photography sections and they have publications such as Lonely Planet, Conde Nast, AFAR, Photo Plus and Shutterbug. Now they have this new Z-Pass - YOU CAN READ … Continue reading Zinio – win a magazine subscription

Blue ice in Tracy Arm Alaska

Ice calving is the breaking off of big chunks of ice at the edge of a glacier. It is the sudden release and breaking away of a mass of ice and often makes a huge cracking noise. This is a close up of floating piece of ice that had only moments before come away from … Continue reading Blue ice in Tracy Arm Alaska

Misty Fjords seaplane photo

One of the great tourist activities in Alaska is going on a scenic fight. On the Alaska Panhandle (the bit that runs South east alongside the Canadian border) is the Misty Fjords National Monument, an area of, yes, you've guessed it Fjords. We flew from Ketchikan, the closest town, on a DeHavilland Otter seaplane. This one flew … Continue reading Misty Fjords seaplane photo