LIVING IN PARADISE—10-year-old Dylan and 7-year-old Derek Rabin of Agoura Hills stay at the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. Behind them is the “Leap of Faith” shark slide. It’s time to take the plunge.
ANCIENT AMPHITHEATER—Local residents hang out where the gladiators once battled at the ruins of the Coliseum in Rome. In the photo are Viktoria Larson-Green, Eva Larson, Michael Green and Ellis Green.
JUNGLE BOOGIE—Siblings Whitney, Alex and Brandon Friedman of Calabasas trek through a forest in Borneo, an island in Malaysia.
ISN’T THIS GRAND?—Donna Cook of Calabasas is awed by he sweeping vistas of the Grand Canyon. She points the way down.
GETTING BACK TO NATURE—Hilary Matthew of Agoura HIlls finds some picturesque scenery in Whatcome Falls, Bellingham, Wash.
CHILLY DIP—Caitlin Gallagher, 9, gets ready to dive in at the 2009 Polar Bear Plunge into San Francisco Bay. At the event, Caitlin raised more than $1,800 for the Special Olympics. She lives in Calabasas and attends Lupin Hill Elementary School.