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#MatadorN reader @annicksupplicy came across some monkeys in #Gibraltar! Thanks for tagging #travelstoke 🐒

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Get outside (or underwater) this weekend! Here’s #MatadorN reader @yeyensinarta snorkeling around Menjangan Kecil Island in #Indonesia! Thanks for tagging #travelstoke.

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Meet the swimming pigs of Exuma in the #Bahamas! Photo by #MatadorN reader @myidentitydisorder. Thanks for tagging #travelstoke!

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Aw, so cute! Sea lions in the #Galapagos. Photo from @ecoventura_ec. Thanks for tagging #travelstoke!

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Mt. Kilimanjaro, #Tanzania: “The ice fields on #Kilimanjaro have been in retreat over the last 150 years and only 10% of the original snow remains. Some scientists say the glacial cap is beyond recovery and could disappear within the next decade.” | From 20 spectacular places to see before they’re changed forever. More photos at http://bit.ly/beforetheychange |

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Have you ever been in the water with a whale shark?

| Utila Bay, Honduras: “Utila Dive Lodge and the Whale Shark and Oceanic Center partner each year to offer “Whale Shark Weeks,” during which divers can participate in whale shark research, photo ID, DNA sampling, and tagging (pictured).” | From 10 placed to swim with whale sharks: http://bit.ly/swimwithwhalesharks |

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8 reasons you need to see Quebec in the winter

1. Dogsledding

Take a tour through Quebec’s many wide-open wintry spaces with the friendliest tour guides around. One of Quebec’s original forms of transportation, dogsledding is now one of the funnest ways to explore the Canadian wilderness during the wintertime.

You can learn how to drive a team of huskies as they pull your sled between trees and through the snow. They might look all cuddly and adorable, but these dogs can definitely pull more than your weight. Trying to use your own body weight to get them to stop or slow down is more of a vague suggestion than a command, but these huskies know what they’re doing with or without your help. And it’s clear the dogs are completely in their element, having a blast, and totally at ease in the environment.

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