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Peace Pipes

Peace Pipes

See Park Video It's a sacred place to many of the Native American peoples. It's the source of an easily carved deep red stone that is found in few places in the world. The finest and richest deposits are here in southwestern Minnesota. They have used it for centuries...

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Pipestone

Pipestone

We visited Pipestone National Monument today. Though we'd not known about the park, we've known about it's product and a bit about it's significance in Native American culture. The peace pipe is carved from stone found only here. This is sacred land where these...

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Arctic Circle Ceremony

Arctic Circle Ceremony

After a few days of exploration in the realm of the Arctic Circle, we aboard the Jewel of the Seas celebrated with a Blue Nose Ceremony and will receive Arctic Crossing Certificates!

Magerøya Island

Magerøya Island

We made it to the Top of the World, or at least the northernmost land mass in Europe, Magerøya Island. On our coach tour we learned much about the natural history and the cultures of this starkly beautiful place.