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18. Jumbo


Not a cloud floating in the blue beyond, and yet here is a gigantic bird of metal, held up by pure air. Like hearing a voice over a phone, this is something I will never quite grasp the mechanics of, and also something quite incredible. The ingenuity of humans teamed with the laws of the universe that were written millions of years before we could bang rocks together.

Photo and text © Keren Dibbens-Wyatt 2017