Kangaroo Crossing

Into the Wild, July/August 2008, Scanorama Magazine
The peaceful lions are just about to kill a buffalo for dinner. The not-so-fearful editor in the Land Rover is just about to witness the slaughter. Sandra Carpenter is a hair’s-breadth away from being an involuntary part of the action.

Swimming With Sharks… And Turtles, Too, February 2008, Scanorama Magazine
The sea and its many creatures come in vibrant Technicolor hues, and dangerous thrills seem to lurk just around every corner. Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is home to a spectacular array of coral, fish, turtles, rays, and sharks. Sandra Carpenter dives down under to Heron Island to experience nature in all its glory and splendor.

Mons Klint, December 2007, Scanorama Magazine
Breathtakingly beautiful, they are Denmark’s answer to the white cliffs of Dover. Big chunks of the chalk do crash down into the sea after heavy rains. But Mons Klint is still a great place to relax, and if you’re lucky, find a rare dinosaur fossil.

The Wild Side of the Land, October 2007, Scanorama Magazine
Not quite European, not quite American, Iceland is its own unique mixture of extremes, from the landscape, to the people, to the light. Sandra Carpenter travels to this weirdly intoxicating volcanic island near the Arctic Circle to discover the makeup of this unique paradise.

Going Outback, July/August 2007, Scanorama Magazine
It’s a land of extremes: blinding heat, creeks with no water, thousands of flies and a rugged and often otherworldly landscape. But there is also an immensely beautiful nothingness. Sandra Carpenter travels into the heart of Australia to discover the true character of the remote outback.