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Learning to fly

Posted on April 19, 2012 at 6:51pm by sarahsekula No Comment
Learning to fly

The flying trapeze isn’t just for circus folks anymore. It’s also for newbies like me who like to switch up the old workout routine every now and then. Orlando Circus School launched its trapeze lessons in January. So, naturally, I went to check it out. It was even more amazing than I thought it would…

Up, up and away!

Posted on April 6, 2012 at 8:45am by sarahsekula No Comment
Up, up and away!

Uh, you can hang glide without mountains? Sure you can, according to the flying experts at Wallaby Ranch (1805 Deen Still Road, Davenport; 800.WALLABY; wallaby.com). It’s called aerotowing – think launching upward 2,000 feet then gliding nose first out of the sky while wrapped up like a human burrito. This old farm-turned-hang-gliding paradise is equal…

I will survive!

Posted on March 30, 2012 at 4:57pm by sarahsekula No Comment
I will survive!

SeaWorld Orlando animal rescue team received this 2-month-old hawksbill turtle hatchling earlier this month. It weighs only 2 ounces and is nearly 3 inches long. It was brought to SeaWorld for examination and continued care, including, feeding, giving fluids and around-the-clock observation and monitoring. Photo courtesy of SeaWorld.

Giant sand dunes

Posted on March 16, 2012 at 4:20pm by sarahsekula No Comment
Giant sand dunes

It’s Photo Friday! I nearly forgot. So, here you go. The destination: Chile’s Atacama Desert. Although, I did not get to go sand boarding in Chile, I still had the chance to play in the sand. The first thing I did when I got to Valle de la Luna (about nine miles west of San Pedro, where I was staying) was climb atop a mammoth sand dune, sculpt a few sand angels and then run downward at full speed. Whew!

Ga-ga for Galapagos!

Posted on March 12, 2012 at 5:08pm by sarahsekula No Comment
Ga-ga for Galapagos!

This is a new section I’ve added where I’ll be posting a photo, you guessed it, every Friday. I took this pic in the Galapagos Islands in 2010 with a polarizing filter, which helped bump up the blue tones. What do you think? Do you use polarizing filters? I love ‘em.