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Lehigh Canal below guard lock #8.

In Case You’re Ever Navigating on the Lehigh Canal!

                                                                        By Bud Cole The National Canal Museum located in Easton, Pennsylvania along the Lehigh Canal features the only active mule-drawn canal boat rides in the Keystone State and one of only a few still operating in the entire country. The NCM is also the only museum in the United States specifically devoted to telling …

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Unwinding in Canada’s Muskoka Lakes

The Segwun and vintage small craft.  By Arnold Berke In Ontario’s Muskoka Lakes, people use “cottage” as a verb, meaning not just where they stay but also what they do. Or don’t do, for “cottaging” here—among deep blue lakes, piney forests, and comely towns two hours north of Toronto—can be as lazy as you like. This is …

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Greek Isles and Turkey by sailing ship, Wind Star

By Phyllis Steinberg     The Greek Isles and Turkey is a voyage that is best experienced on a sailing ship. I had visited the Greek Islands and Turkey before, but never on a yacht with sails. This was also my first experience on Wind Star, a 148 passenger, four deck vessel with six self-furling, …

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Tulip Time on Holland and Belgium waterways

 By Phyllis Steinberg       Millions of flowering tulips in a myriad of colors can be enjoyed in a spectacular setting at Keukenhof Gardens in Amsterdam, but check your calendar because this dazzling display can only be seen in the spring during late March and April in Holland.        A delightful excursion …

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