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Accessible

I leapt ashore across the bow, afraid to land in the waist-deep surf—afraid the driver of our rubber boat would change his mind and turn away. But I was here. I had landed on Inaccessible Island in spite of its name. Thousand-foot cliffs towered above me, so that my neck ached from the moment I…

UPDATE: Watch my recent video from Nightingale Island. Ecological disaster is not the story I wanted to send from this place, but it’s the one that is happening here right now. I sailed to the Tristan Da Cunha island group because I was following a lifelong dream. The remotest set of inhabited islands in the…