Farmington Daily Times
Paige McClanahan, The Washington Post
At first, the island was just a blur on the horizon; a low, gray smudge on which I fixed my gaze in the hopes of keeping myself from losing my breakfast over the side of the boat.  
Associated Press file
"I'm not sure I can do this," I said to myself while climbing a few steps to take a practice ride for a zipline. I was in northern Costa Rica, in the shadow of the country's majestic volcano Arenal.  
Texas/New Mexico News Group