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  • Amazon Cruise on the Tucano

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    Amazon Cruise on the Tucano

    An authentic expedition into the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest onboard the Tucano "Voyage to the Heart of the Amazon" (7 days).

  • Antarctic Peninsula

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    Antarctic Peninsula

    This classical voyage includes the highlights of the Antarctic Peninsula that offers the most dramatic scenery and biggest variety of wildlife in Antarctica.

  • Antarctic Peninsula with South Shetlands

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    Antarctic Peninsula with South Shetlands

    Classic Antarctic Peninsula with South Shetlands

  • Antarctica Falkland Islands | S. Georgia | Antarctic Peninsula

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    Antarctica Falkland Islands | S. Georgia | Antarctic Peninsula

    The ultimate Antarctic voyage - a combination of the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula. Enjoy the polar seas at their best.

  • Arctic Circle Herschel Island

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    Arctic Circle: Herschel Island

    Discover the magic of Herschel Island located on the Arctic Circle ~ a land that is famed to explorers worldwide. Enjoy the excitement of boating in The Mackenzie Delta and on the Arctic Ocean!

  • Argentina Patagonia Explorer

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    Argentina Patagonia Explorer

    Patagonia encompasses some of the most spectacular mountain, glacial, and coastal scenery in the world.

  • Argentina to Chile The Northern Route

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    Argentina to Chile The Northern Route

    The colours and intriguing landscape of Northern Argentina and Chile are worth the visit as you discover ancient culture, infinite deserts, arid altiplano and colourful gorges.

  • Argentina to Chile: Southern Route with Cruise

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    Argentina to Chile: Southern Route with Patagonia Cruise

    This 18 day nature lover's adventure is an opportunity to experience the extraordinary landscapes, and unusual floral and fauna of the region - by land and by sea.

  • Best of Panama

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    Best of Panama

    Discover the Panama Canal’s natural attributes and experience a partial Panama Canal transit, visit the new Agua Clara Locks of the Panama Canal Expansion, share a unique experience with indigenous people.

  • Bhutan Fall Festivals

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    Bhutan Fall Festivals

    Each month a festival heralds a new season or marks a significant occasion with music, dance and social gaiety. This is part of the magical charm of Bhutan. Fall festival features Jambay Lhakhang in Bumthang, Central Bhutan

  • Bhutan Nature & Culture for Independent Travellers

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    Bhutan Nature & Culture for Independent Travellers

    Tours of Exploration has organizes journeys to Bhutan for 20 years. Let us customize your adventure to the Himalayan Buddhist Kingdom for culture, nature, spiritual, birding, or trekking.

  • Bhutan Overland Nature, Birds and Culture

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    Bhutan Overland Nature, Birds and Culture

    Our Bhutan Nature, Culture and Birding tour in 2020 is escorted by company owner Catherine Evans. Experience the avifauna and wildlife of the forested mountains, the scenic splendour of the valleys and trails, and the cultural and spiritual richness of the land of Gross National Happiness.

  • Bhutan Spring Festivals

    Bhutan Spring Festivals

    Bhutan Spring Festivals

    Spring festivals in the Bhutan Himalaya mark a time of great beauty, and cultural intensity. After nearly two decade of sending travellers to Bhutan, we can say with confidence - this is one great trip!

  • Bhutan Treks

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    Bhutan Treks

    Trekking in Bhutan offers unparalleled variety with low density and pristine opportunities for the active adventurer. Tours of Exploration has been organizing programs through our local Bhutan company for 25 years. 

  • Birds & Wildlife of Costa Rica & Panama

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    Birds, Wildlife & Coral Reefs of Costa Rica & Panama

    A unique opportunity to combine Southern Costa Rica and Northern Panama. We include time on both the Caribbean and Pacific Coast visiting Bocas del Toro and La Cusinga/Ballena Marine Park.

  • Birds of Costa Rica

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    Birds of Costa Rica

    Natural History organizations, Junior Naturalist clubs, extended families, photographers are invited to call us to set up your own exclusive itinerary escorted by our fully qualified local ornithologists.

  • Bolivia Adventure with San Pedro, Chile

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    Bolivia Adventure with San Pedro, Chile

    Highlights of this 12 day adventure to Bolivia and Chile include Sucre, Tarabuco Market, Potosi, Uyuni Salt Flats to San Pedro de Atacama.

  • Bolivia Carnival in Andes and Uyuni Salt Flats

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    Bolivia Carnival in the Andes and Uyuni Salt Flats

    Bolivia's Ururo Carnival is a unique and rewarding pre-Easter celebration.

  • Bolivia Madidi National Park

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    Bolivia Madidi National Park

    The Madidi National park of Northwest Bolivia was created in 1995 and protects a full array of tropical ecosystems.

  • Bolivia Uyuni Salt Flats Adventure

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    Bolivia Uyuni Salt Flats Adventure

    Salar de Uyuni is one of the most spectacular natural attractions in Bolivia. t is isolated, well-preserved and intensely beautiful.

  • Borneo Birds and Wildlife

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    Borneo Birds and Wildlife

    For nature lovers, we begin with a visit to Sabah, Borneo which contains the best-protected areas on the island.

  • Borneo Wildlife Odyssey

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    Borneo Wildlife Odyssey

    Join us for an unforgettable nature tour Borneo to explore the world's largest rainforest.

  • British Columbia Great Bear Rainforest Cruise

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    British Columbia Great Bear Rainforest Cruise (IR)

    Islands and intricate waterways beneath towering mountains...lush, coastal temperate forests...wilderness alive with eagles, ravens, salmon, bears and wolves...

  • British Columbia Great Bear Rainforest Cruise (ML)

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    British Columbia Great Bear Rainforest Cruise (ML)

    Great Bear Rainforest Cruise aboard the Maple Leaf. Witness one of nature’s most profound events, the journey of the wild pacific salmon into the rainforest. 

  • British Columbia Grizzlies & Whales

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    British Columbia Grizzlies & Whales

    A chance to experience the wildlife-rich regions of the Great Bear Rainforest and Johnstone Strait off the North Coastal areas of Vancouver Island. Guided daily excursions out of Port McNeill and onboard expedition boats.

  • British Columbia Grizzlies at Great Bear Rainforest Lodge

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    British Columbia Grizzlies of the Great Bear Rainforest

    Enjoy the Great Bear Rainforest at Great Bear Lodge, located 50 air miles from Port Hardy, British Columbia. It is a place of spectacular beauty where one can still find the silence and solitude of a long gone era.

  • British Columbia Johnstone Strait Sea Kayaking

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    British Columbia Johnstone Strait Sea Kayaking

    Kayak among the Orcas of Johnstone Strait. Also known as Robson Bight, a narrow passage that separates Vancouver Island from the British Columbia mainland, the areas is rich in scenery and marine life other than whales.

  • Cambodia Angkor Wat

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    Cambodia Angkor Wat

    Angkor Wat Cambodia is undoubtedly one of the most fabulous complexes ever built by mankind.

  • Canada Great Northern Adventure

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    Canada Great Northern Adventure

    Dawson City to Tuktoyaktuk on the Arctic Ocean in 5 days!

  • Central America Highlights

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    Central America Highlights

    Trip includes travel to five Central American nations including - Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica.

  • Chile to Argentina Lakes Crossing

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    Chile to Argentina Lakes Crossing

    An incredibly beautiful crossing of the Andes in the Lakes district between Puerto Montt, Chile and Bariloche, Argentina.

  • Chile Torres del Paine Trekking

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    Chile Torres del Paine Trek

    This 5 day trek explores the Torres del Paine mastiff from East to West including the most famous trekking routes areas within the newly acclaimed 8'th Wonder of the World.

  • Chile: Atacama Desert

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    San Pedro de Atacama is the archaeological capital of Chile, and the main cultural centre of the Antofagasta region in Northern Chile.

  • Chile: Highlights of Chile (10 days)

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    This Chilean tour highlights includes Santiago, Atacama Desert, Patagonia with Torres del Paine National Park, and Valparaiso.

  • China Railroad to Tibet

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    China Railroad to Tibet

    Experience the highlights of Beijing and Xian and then travel by rail to Lhasa, Tibet.

  • China Silk Road - Beijing to Tashkent

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    China The Silk Road - Beijing to Tashkent

    This extraordinary journey follows the ancient silk route from its source in Xian, China, through an ever changing landscape to the fabled city of Samarkand, Uzbekistan.

  • China Yunnan Meili Trek

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    China Yunnan Meili Trek

    Historically, culturally and geographically, Yunnan Province is one of the most diverse and alluring destinations in China.

  • China Yunnan Province

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    China Yunnan Province

    Dali, Lijiang & Shangrila are highlights in Yunnan, Southwest China. Enjoy tropical rainforest, snow-capped mountains and diverse cultural heritage.

  • Churchill Birds of the Sub-Arctic

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    Churchill Birds of the Sub-Arctic

    Be part of the migration as we follow birds off the beaten path in Churchill.

  • Churchill Polar Bears

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    Churchill Polar Bears

    Journey to Churchill, the "Polar Bear capital of the world" and view at close range an astounding concentration of polar bears in their natural environment.

  • Churchill Polar Bears with VIA RAIL train

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    Churchill Polar Bears with VIA RAIL train

    For millennium, the Arctic's most magnificent animals have gathered along the western shores of Hudson Bay each October and November to wait for the ice to freeze to begin their annual seal hunt.

  • Churchill Whales and Wildlife

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    Churchill Whales and Wildlife

    Churchill summer wildlife adventure! The excitement of being on the water in open air boats amongst the whales is unparalleled.

  • Costa Rica Short Stays

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    Costa Rica Short Stays

    Costa Rica 3 - 5 day adventures that can be taken individually or combined to visit Tortuguero Park, Arenal Volcano, Monteverde Cloud Forest or the remote South Pacific beach region.

  • Costa Rica Tropical Explorer

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    Costa Rica Tropical Explorer

    Highlights include Arenal Volcano, Rio Celeste, Monteverde, Manuel Antonio, Chirripó.

  • Costa Rica Tropical Forests & Coastal Discoveries

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    Costa Rica Tropical Forests & Coastal Discoveries

    Experience the natural beauty of Costa Rica's Forest Reserves and the splendid Coastal wonders. Small groups departing on a daily basis.

  • Cuba Overland Explorer

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    Cuba Overland Explorer

    A Cuban natural and cultural journey overland from Havana to Santiago coupled withan opportunity to connect to Cuban ways of life.

  • Ecuador Avenue of Volcanoes Trek

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    Ecuador’s Avenue of Volcanoes Trek

    Trek the Ecuadorian Andes and discover an incredible world of stunning landscapes, hidden communities, indigenous cultures and massive volcanoes.

  • Ecuador Kapawi Eco-Lodge & Reserve

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    Ecuador Kapawi Eco-Lodge & Reserve

    Ecuador's Kapawi Amazon Lodge is a model eco-tourism project that immerses guests into the traditional world of the Achuar culture while balancing sustainable principles.

  • Galapagos Islands Multisport

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    Galapagos Islands Multi-sport

    Explore the Galapagos Islands by boat and on foot, over-nighting at lodges on Isabella and Santa Cruz Islands, an area of incredibly rich and unique diversity in marine life.

  • Guatemala Highlights

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    Guatemala Highlights

    Visit the colonial city of Antigua, travel by boat along Lake Atitlan, take in the sights of the Chichicastenango market and experience the famous Tikal National Park.

  • Haida Gwaii Cruising Expedition

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    Haida Gwaii Cruising Expedition

    Haida Gwaii (once named the Queen Charlotte Islands) are one of the richest biological and cultural areas in North America. This remote archipelago provides unparalleled wilderness cruising and exploring.

  • Honduras Archaeology, Birds and Natural History

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    Honduras Archaeology, Birds and Natural History

    This Honduran adventure focuses on the bio-diverse rich areas of Lake Yojoa and the famous Pico Bonito National Park near the North Coast along with Archaeology and birding in theCopán Valley. Options to visit the Bay islands (Roatan, Utila or Guanaja).

  • Honduras Birding Highlights

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    Honduras Birding Highlights

    Honduras, a mountainous country with a wide range of vegetation and habitat types - rainforest, deciduous forest, pine forest, mangrove, sandy beaches (pearly white on the north coast, volcanic black in the south), cloud forests explains the variety of birds - 776 species to date.

  • Indonesia Nature & Cultural Tours

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    Indonesia Nature & Cultural Tours

    We have extensive knowledge on travel in the Indonesian Archipelago. Customize your touring to Bali, Java, Sumatra, Sulawesi, Komodo and Lombok Islands.

  • Indonesia The Island of Bali

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    Indonesia The Island of Bali

    Enjoy the warm hospitality of the island of Bali with time to experience the crafts and culture of Ubud.  

  • Italy Amalfi Explorer

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    Italy Amalfi Explorer

    Gentle trek through the spectacular scenery and quaint villages of Italy’s Amalfi coast.

  • Laos Trekking Adventure

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    Laos Trekking Adventure

    Our Laos hill tribe trek offers spectacular views of primary forest and mountain vistas, river interludes, birds and other wildlife with a chance to experience the traditional lifestyles of Northern Laos.

  • Loire Valley Bike and Barge

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    Loire Valley Bike and Barge

    Cycling the quiet roads of the Loire Valley and at night retire to your barge. Encounter this region's rich history, culture and delightful scenery.

  • Madagascar Birding and Wildlife

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    Madagascar Birding and Wildlife

    Madagascar! Our world’s fourth-largest island is, quite simply, unique. Five bird families (made up of an astonishing 120 bird species) and five mammal families are endemic to this massive island. And that is just a portion of the fauna here including half of the world's cameleons, weird and wonderful endemic plant families and incredible amounts of other wildlife.

  • Myanmar Adventure Circuit

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    Myanmar Adventure Circuit

    Visiting Myanmar is a rare and unforgettable opportunity to experience a still-mysterious east. Rangoon, Mandalay, the Irrawaddy River and Pagan are names steeped in legend.

  • Myanmar Cultural Highlights with Ayerwaddy Cruise

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    Myanmar Cultural Highlights with Ayerwaddy

    Enjoy Myanmar a land of great beauty, whose 130 plus cultures retain traditions held for millennium.

  • Nepal and Tibet Rooftop of the World

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    Nepal and Tibet Rooftop of the World

    Our Rooftop of the World trip highlights the scenery and cultures of Nepal and Tibet overland from Kathmandu to Lhasa.

  • Nepal Trek and Safari

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    Nepal Trek and Safari

    See Nepalese templed cities of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur, trek in the Annapurna ranges and travel to Chitwan National Parks.

  • Nicaragua Active Adventure

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    Nicaragua Active Adventure

    Board, repel, zip and surf. Nicaragua. The largest country in Central America has been re-discovered as a destination for nature, culture and adventure tourism.

  • Panama Adventure in the Neotropics

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    Panama Adventure in the Neotropics

    A wealth of nature and culture in Panama rewards the active traveller. This multi-sport adventure in the neotropics includes treks in Soberania and Chagres National Parks.

  • Polar Circle & Antarctic Peninsula

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    Polar Circle & Antarctic Peninsula

    The classic Antarctic cruise coupled with memories south of the polar circle.

  • Southern Africa Birding Adventure

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    Southern Africa Birding Adventure

    Travel to Namibia, Botswana, South Africa and Victoria Falls. This truly marvelous 18-day birding adventure, samples three different countries and spectacular and diverse scenery led by top-notch ornithologist.

  • Southern Africa Overland Explorer

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    Southern Africa Overland Explorer

    Visit South Africa, Botswana and Namibia, the countries that lie at the southern end of the African continent evoke a strong spirit of the wild.

  • Tanzania Kilimanjaro Trek & Safari

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    Tanzania Kilimanjaro Trek & Safari

    Experience a Tanzania safari coupled with an ascents of Mt Kilimanjaro along the popular Machame route (5,895m).

  • Thailand Classic Explorer

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    Thailand Classic Explorer

    Our tour visits the archaelogical wonders of Bangkok, the central plains as well as the splendid scenery and culture of the North.

  • Thailand Mae Hong Son Soft Adventure

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    Thailand Mae Hong Son Soft Adventure

    Mae Hong Son is the gateway to the hill tribe cultures of the Hmong, Karen, Lahu, Lisu, Akha and Mien.

  • Thailand Southern Islands, Rivers & Jungles

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    Thailand Southern Islands, Rivers & Jungles

    Enjoy our Khao Sok National Park at Elephant Hills tented can and discover the wildlife and majestic beauty of Southern Thailand.

  • Thailand, Cambodia & Laos World Heritage Sites

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    Thailand, Cambodia & Laos World Heritage Sites

    This World Heritage Sites in three Southeast Asian nations are included on this remarkable adventure. Experience the majesty of past dynasties including Ayutthaya, Angkor Wat and Luang Prabang.

  • Turkey Explorer

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    Turkey Explorer

    Enjoy the incredible sites of legendary Turkey including Istanbul, Gallipoli,Troy, Cappadocia and Turkey's Aegean Coast.

  • Vietnam Cycle and Boat Adventure

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    Vietnam Cycle and Boat Adventure

    Enjoy an active adventure in North Vietnam with cycling and a fully supported multi-sport program. A highlight is Ninh Binh with its dramatic mountain beauty, rural landscapes and the diversity of Cuc Phuong National Park.

  • Whales, Wildlife & First Nations of the Pacific NorthWest

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    Whales, Wildlife & First Nations of the Pacific NorthWest

    Travel to the remote Pacific Coastal Rainforest of northern Vancouver Island and experience the First Nations culture of the Kwakwaka'wakw in Alert Bay.

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