Bridging Europe and Asia, Turkey offers a spicy blend of east and west in its vibrant markets, architectural splendour (including in Antalya, pictured) and delicious cuisine. Visitors are drawn to the second-century Roman city of Aspendos, the historic treasures of Istanbul, the ancient Roman baths of Hieropolis, the whirling dervishes of Konya and the grand Ionia's Temple of Diana in Ephesus.
Warnings: While Turkey's security situation is largely stable, Canadians are advised to exercise a high degree of caution because of the ongoing threat of terrorist attacks. Avoid non-essential travel to Van province, where earthquakes continue to wrack the region. And, stay away from the Iraqi border.
In the summer, southeastern Alaska's waters teem with humpback whales that have migrated north to feed on herring and other fish. One of their most fas... More In the summer, southeastern Alaska's waters teem with humpback whales that have migrated north to feed on herring and other fish. One of their most fascinating behaviors is bubble-net feeding, a complex and coordinated tactic for capturing many fish at once. Andy Szabo, director of the Alaska Whale Foundation, and naturalist Steve Maclean explain the phenomenon while aboard the National Geographic fleet on a recent voyage to Alaska's Inside Passage. Learn more about the expedition to Alaska's Inside Passage: http://www.nationalgeographicexpeditions.com/expeditions/alaska-cruise/detail?utm_source=NGdotcom-Video&utm_medium=link&utm_content=20140619_LEX_Video_BubbleNet_AlaskaInsidePassage&utm_campaign=NGdotcom Click to see more video highlights from the National Geographic - Lindblad fleet of expedition ships traveling around the globe: video.nationalgeographic.com/video/ngexpeditions/
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