Be in the ocean without getting wet: Georgia Aquarium

If you can’t get to the ocean, the Georgia Aquarium can bring a ginormous piece of it to you if you’re in Atlanta.

Whale shark in Ocean Voyager tank

Fun fact: If you ran a garden hose 24 hours a day, seven days a week, you’d have to run it for 18 months to fill this Ocean Voyager tank.

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Did you know piranhas bark? Red-bellied piranhas make bark-like noises when caught by fishermen.

Go to the Georgia Aquarium as early as possible so you can meditate with the fishes before the crowds arrive.

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It is estimated that there are more than 1,000 species of sea anemones found all over the world at varying depths in the oceans.

Jellyfish at the Georgia Aquarium

Though jellies are soft-bodied and lack a skeleton, making fossils rare, there is evidence that jellyfish predate dinosaurs by some 400 million years.

About Kristine K. Stevens

Book Cover200Kristine is the author of "If Your Dream Doesn't Scare You, It Isn't Big Enough: A Solo Journey Around the World." This nonfiction book tells the story of how she sold her house, quit her job and traveled around the world.

Kirkus Book Review: "... Stevens makes a friendly, relatable narrator ... plenty of colorful stories to make this an enjoyable, inspiring read... An often sweet memoir about finding oneself in many different places."


Next travel book to spotlight Iceland

25817249396_f6c787ef9f_z Kristine broke free from a desk job once again, and this time ended up volunteering in the far corners of Iceland!

Details about the release of this book will be posted on Facebook.