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A History of Skagit Tours (closed caption)

A History of Skagit Tours (closed caption)

“Perhaps you’re wondering what all this has to do with electricity…” This old film about the Skagit River explains how the city of Seattle generates hydro-electric power in the North Cascades …”By using generators we are able to convert a large amount of physical force to electrical force.” But a movie is no substitute for …

Leif Eriksson – The First European in North America

Leif Eriksson – The First European in North America

– [Narrator] Ask any school child which European first set foot in America, and you’ll probably get this answer, “It was Christopher Columbus in 1492.” But this is not correct. For we now know that another great explorer achieved this historic feat some 500 years earlier. That explorer was a Viking called Leif Eriksson. (majestic …

Why These Countries Are Almost Impossible To Visit

Why These Countries Are Almost Impossible To Visit

This episode is brought to you by Dashlane; Try Dashlane Premium free for 30 days at www.dashlane.com/infographics and never forget another password and keep all your online accounts secure! Many of you globetrotters might have proudly shared a map of the world on social media which shows all the countries you have visited. There are …

Top 10 Must Visit American Cities

Top 10 Must Visit American Cities

These are the top tourist destinations brought to us by way of the US of A. Welcome to watchmojo.com And today we’re counting down our picks for the top ten must-visit American cities. Just to be clear: while we’re fully aware that the American continent itself is comprised of numerous nations, we’re focusing on cities …