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We may not know when, 

but we know where.

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Musk Ox, The Iditarod, Northern Lights...

By early March, there is 12 hours of daylight and the temperature in Anchorage can easily be in the 40s. It's the ideal time to visit and get a taste of real Alaskan culture as we are treated to a VIP dinner at the musk ox farm, and then off to watch the start of the Iditarod.

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Sheep Farms, King Penguins, Elephant Seals ...

The Falkland Islands typically a one day stop-off for cruise ships heading to Antarctica. We found there is so much more to do, visiting individual islands (more than 700) that we barely scratch the surface in a week, enjoying an extraordinary blend of thousands of sheep and thousands of penguins.

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The trip of a lifetime. Period.

Yes, there used to be "wild fibers" in Antarctica as we learned in our 15th anniversary issue about seal wool! However, no one comes for the fiber. They come to experience not only the magic of traveling to the "Last Continent" but wildlife encounters you won't find anywhere else on the planet.

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Angora Farms, Luxury Safari Camp, Sisal...

Going on an African safari is on a lot of people's bucket list, but we have taken that adventure and combined it with some fiber opportunities made available exclusively for Wild Fibers. Our time with the ladies at Tintsaba and Coral Stephens in Swaziland is just one day of many that will give you a rare insight into local craft and culture. And, of course, there are all the wonders of a game drive as well.

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WRANGEL ISLAND AND THE

RUSSIAN ARCTIC

MuskOx, Polar Bears, Whales, Siberian Villages

Every year, just 30 tourists are given the rare privilege of spending three full days on Wrangel accompanied by rangers. It is the only opportunity in the world to witness musk ox in the wild at the very place where they roamed 40,000 years ago. There is also  plenty of other wildlife since Wrangel is known as "the polar bear nursery of the world."  The cover story in our Vol. 16, Issue 1, gives a proper narrative and so does National Geographic in their article from 2013.

Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller. 

Ibn Battuta

"To love what you do and feel that it matters how could anything be more fun?"

Katharine Graham

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