Yesterday evening I stumbled by pure chance upon an e-book by Sadie Mills called Freefalling (The Freefall Trilogy Book 1). The mere magical word “parachutes” made me do a u-turn and grab the book – who in the whole world has never dreamed of flying?.. 😉
Well, I have dreamed of it ever since I remember myself. And parachutes and skydiving were for a long time a constant part of my dreams.
Until finally, two years ago, I actually took the decision and in just two weeks did first the para-sailing, and then the paragliding. I was doing it with a friend of mine, ’cause I guess I would have never dared to do it alone, but together seemed like a good way to go.
So, we started with para-sailing. Wearing only our usual swim-suits, we came to the wooden quay right next to the Larvotto beach in Monaco where all sorts of sea-related entertainment was located. Luckily, the wind was just perfect, so we only had to wait some 20 minutes for the boat. Read the rest of this entry »