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Last year 35 teams started, 15 finished. The Race to Alaska or R2AK is a race of detailed planning, skill, a little luck and a lot of endurance. It’s not a race for the weekend sailor. The R2AK website illustrates this by saying, “It’s like the Iditarod, on a boat, with a chance of drowning.”
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​Nate Henstra is back with another delicious recipe from the ship. This time, it's a terrific tiramisu dessert. Nate warns this recipe is not for beginners but the results are fantastic. Enjoy!
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On our way we spotted two whale blows side by side, and we noticed that one of the blows was much smaller than the other.
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This is a land of surprises and illusions. Entering the desert gives one a sense of magnitude while still feeling small, a sense of vastness while still having to watch out for your next step through the Cholla.
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A short skiff ride into the sea lion zone and the underwater world comes alive as the rambunctious pups swim all around you.

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Exploring in Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula


Learning the meaning of “Nani ike Kumu” in Molokai


The Icy Miracles of LeConte Glacier