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Seeing the Northern Lights is definitely high on our bucket list. What about you? - We love this picture from @daryllvispo and what he had to say about this experience, ・・・ “Camping under the Northern Lights was the highlight of my 2016! There are plenty of times that I could think when things just don't line up according to what we have planned. However, this night was a different story. We had no plans of seeing the Aurora since the night started with full cloud cover. But long behold, waking up in the middle of the night, Ms Aurora Grande was dancing across the entire sky. And that moment my friends, was just surreal.”

Looks like this brown bear had a successful summer and is ready for winter. 🐻😴 - Did you know bears don’t go into hibernation, but enter a similar state known as torpor? - Big thanks to @adventureon17 for the amazing picture!

It’s hard to believe places like this really exist! - @footloosefotography had us dreaming of packing a bag and circling the globe. Seriously, check out his profile for some otherworldly shots. - And let us know in the comments, where are dreaming of going? What’s on your travel bucket list?

Looks like this pup is ready for the weekend’s adventures! - What are your must-have pieces of gear? Any four-legged favorites? - And of course big thanks to @robinventures for the stellar photo and fun adventures 🐶😁🎉

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