Biography

Peter Marteka covers the town of Glastonbury for The Hartford Courant. As a multimedia reporter, I try to communicate with my readers in a variety of ways including the print newspaper edition, the Glastonbury homepage on Courant.com, Twitter and Facebook. In addition to stories, be sure to check out my videos and photo galleries. He also writes the award-winning “Nature” column that runs each Sunday. Each week, he explores a preserve or state park – something off the beaten path – and brings that to readers in a column along with a photo gallery that runs online.

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Peter Marteka

Peter Marteka

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The Views Are Stunning From Woodbury Fire Tower – If You're Brave Enough To Climb It

The Views Are Stunning From Woodbury Fire Tower – If You're Brave Enough To Climb It

October 17, 2014

No way I have acrophobia – a fear of heights. Over the years, I've climbed the highest trees and peered into the deepest ravines. I've hiked to some of the state's highest points, climbed stone towers and walked right along the edges of traprock ridges that plunged hundreds of feet below.

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