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Sunset on the Gulf
Cowboys fording a stream
First Light
Coyote feeding on roadkill
yellow flower blossoms
Stand your ground, Newark, DE
Nothing More Satisfying
shaving the baby
Sin Sui Ho market.
Fall colors are coming to an end.
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
A badger and kits at their den
Fall birdhouse
The Purple Hat.
Sunset at Wrightsville Beach
a woman sewing the clothes
bugs eye view of a red flower
Colorful Fall Creeper
Spirited Away at Devil's Glen
Sunrise on Can Gio beach
Swimming beaver
Fire-eating dance
13th Annual Photo Contest
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

I captured this early morning shot of a shape balloon of a nameless child in a wheelchair - reaching for the stars. To add emphasis, a hot air balloon is strategically right above the star. It reminds me of all the good work my writer friend @Candy Harrington does on accessible travel. She fills a void. I also feel sustainable travel is about recognizing and accommodating the special needs of slow-walkers and wheel-chair bound travelers. I'm so happy that the Albuquerque's hot air balloon fiesta paid tribute by the inclusion of a wheelchair shaped balloon.

TAGS: Albuquerque, Balloon, New Mexico, Sustainable Travel, United States, Wheelchair

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Placitas, New Mexico, United States of America
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© Karin Leperi.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2015
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Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 20, 2015, 8:56 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D7200
Focal Length: 120mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2000
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO2000
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PHOTO LOCATION Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America