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Thar She Blows! Humpback Whale Watching Season in Costa Rica
In Costa Rica there are as many wildlife tours as kinds of animals, all of them very worthwhile. But nearly nothing beats the thrill of whale watching. There must be something about being in close proximity to a giant intelligent being that is fascinating, especially when we are in such a vulnerable position in a (by comparison) tiny little boat observing these gentle giants on their patch of ocean. A real-life encounter with whales is an unforgettable experience for anyone. Starting in August, it's once again time to... keep reading
The Tricky Art of Landing Jetliners in Crosswinds
Not long ago, a video went viral on YouTube, racking up more than 10 million views. Apart from the fact that the 1,200-millimetre telephoto lens thoroughly flattens both the foreground and background, making the airplanes seem suspended in midair, what on earth are these pilots up to? Specifically, what’s up with the bizarre landing technique here? Believe it or not, this is standard, by-the-book practice for... keep reading
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