COVER FEATURE: Into the ‘aquarium of the world’

Passengers aboard UnCruise’s Safari Endeavor watch a whale shark feed on plankton in the Sea of Cortez. © UnCruise Adventures/John Howard Cruising the Sea of Cortez, inaccessible by large cruise ships, gave the author a week of close encounters, drawing him to the wild side of this maritime desertscape. By Eric Lindberg Originally published: March/April… Read more »

COVER FEATURE: TRAVEL EDITION 2016: NORTH AMERICA

Dawes Glacier at the end of Endicott Arm is popular for kayaking and skiff rides among the icebergs. © Eric Lindberg Originally published in January/February 2016 Where will you go in 2016? AAA Colorado is your trusted travel adviser—through EnCompass magazine, TourBooks, maps, and Travel Agents, all complimentary with your membership. Authoritative and comprehensive, these… Read more »

COVER FEATURE: TRAVEL EDITION 2016: EUROPE

The small town of Matera, in southern Italy, is home to the Sassi di Matera (ancient cave dwellings), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. © Francesco Iacobelli/Corbis Originally published in January/February 2016 Where will you go in 2016? AAA Colorado is your trusted travel adviser—through EnCompass magazine, TourBooks, maps, and Travel Agents, all complimentary with your… Read more »

Cycling the Big Island

Cyclist looks out over the ocean on the Big Island of Hawaii. © RK Studio/Blend Images/Corbis Anyone on a bike can discover old volcanic structures, fragrant flowers, and fruit fresher than anything back home. By Irene Middleman Thomas The ride had started out so easy and scenic—a warm Big Island breeze on our faces, cycling… Read more »

COVER FEATURE: The hide and seek mountain

Massive enough to create its own weather, Mount McKinley is the tallest peak in North America. It’s often obscured by clouds, and visitors to Denali National Park have a better chance of seeing brown bears than they do the mountain. Denali can be more difficult to see than an Alaskan brown bear. Would I succeed… Read more »

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