Photos from the Vendee Globe solo around-the-world sailing race. French skipper Armel Le Cleac’h won the yacht race on January 19, 2017 in a record time. T
Photos and text by Algerina Perna
The 80-year-old tradition of ravioli-making is going strong at St. Leo’s Church in Little Italy. A welcoming atmosphere and a desire to pass on the practice to children and grandchildren, or lean something new, keeps volunteers coming from all around the region.
The next time you feel jealous of pro baseball players, remember this: They still have to do photo day. In major league camps in Florida and Arizona, that one bit of awkwardness you left behind in grade school remains a rite of spring.
If the third Saturday in May in Baltimore can be too hot for you, another horse racing spectacle, held over the weekend at a mountain resort in Switzerland, courts the opposite extreme, holding its meeting on a frozen lake.
Although Kenya lies on the equator and has dramatic nighttime skies in rural areas, children find it hard to name planets and other bodies as astronomy is rarely taught in schools — but that is changing as The Traveling Telescope visits some of the country’s most remote areas with telescopes and virtual reality goggles.