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Abandoned fjord in Iceland’s remote east. The 7 kms long Loðmundarfjörður was home to 143 inhabitants in 1860 but by 1973 that number had dwindled to zero. Getting to this lovely fjord over land is not easy; access is via a rough gravel route best negotiated in a sturdy 4×4.           […]

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Splendour in the Nevada desert. The magnificent Red Rocks Wilderness lies a mere 15 miles from the glass & steel kitsch of the Las Vegas Strip. I spent a couple of mornings earlier this month exploring these sandstone cathedrals soaking in the early morning light.        

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Goa’s wonder fruit. The cashew is vital to Goa‘s identity and cultural lore. Known locally as cazu, it was first introduced in Goa (and later elsewhere in India and Asia) by the Portuguese in the 16th century. Roasted cashew nut has for long been Goa‘s most well-known export, and feni, distilled from the fermented juice […]

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