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For those with a naturalist streak, few places on earth compare with the wonders of Southwest Alaska. Brown bears amble along the hills and plains, and more than 240 bird species inhabit Alaska’s Southwest region. The region’s terrain ranges from a landscape of volcanoes in Katmai National Park created by the 1912 eruption of the Novarupta volcano, to the windswept Aleutian Islands that make a 1,000-mile sweep toward Asia.

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This was the greatest trip I have ever taken.  Alaska is awesome. The weather wasn't too great the beginning of our trip but later the sun came out.  Glacier Bay was amazing.  I saw humpback whales, killer whales, went snorkling, and shopped !  We took a cruise on the Diamond Princess - the best ship I have ever been on.  Everything first class.   Go to Alaska!  You will never forget it!

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