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Swimming with Whale Sharks in Madagascar

Check another item off the bucket list:  in November, we made it to Nosy Be to see the whale sharks – considered endangered by some – feeding on the plankton that “bloom” there the same time every year.  This capped … Continue reading

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Found Film: Safari!

This latest roll of found film is a 35mm roll of (I think) slide film.  I say “I think” because I actually developed this some time ago and have been carrying the digital versions only.  They were pretty dark and … Continue reading

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Swimathon: Bird’s Eye View

Last week I took part in a “Swimathon” in Goa, on the eastern coast of southern India.  Participants were to swim either 2 km, 1 km, or 250 meters in the calm sea.  It was a great set of races, … Continue reading

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From the Township to the Championship: The Amazing Story Behind One Photo

This is Sofia Simon, a fifteen-year-old, in Giza, Egypt.  She’s on a layover in Cairo, on her way to compete in the World Biathle Championships in Cyprus.  Never heard of biathle?  Eighteen months ago, neither had Sofia.  Eighteen months ago, … Continue reading

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