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Thomas Cook Tours is proud to announce the introduction of eight new tours. Some of these provide exciting new perspectives on destinations we already visit, while others open up breathtaking new vistas and wildlife experiences. Rockies & Coastal Delights If … » read more

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The Uros Floating Islands

Many centuries ago, the Andean nation known as the Uros adopted a unique strategy to protect themselves and their families from attack. They constructed reed islands on the icy waters of Lake Titicaca, building their homes and settling their families … » read more

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Ranging from Alaska to the Rocky Mountains, and right down to sunny California, North America boasts an amazingly broad range of landscapes. With this diversity come many unique and interesting animals. Cougar (Puma concolor) The cougar, also known as the … » read more

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Over the past hundred years, one overriding trend has changed the way people live. That trend is urbanization. More people than ever before live in cities. A fair number of these cities have populations in excess of 10 million people. … » read more

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Borneo is the third largest island in the world and is divided up between three countries – Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia. A third of the island is covered by the world’s oldest rainforest, believed to be 130 million years old. … » read more

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The Rockies encompasses over 100 independent mountain ranges that stretch across 3,000 miles (4,830 km) from the northern tip of British Columbia, Canada, to New Mexico, USA. The area is known for its great scenic beauty and rich wildlife.

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