The Town Where Gap Year Kids Went To Die

The Town Where Gap Year Kids Went To Die

I was recently having a conversation with a friend of mine, and yes, I do have a friend. There was even a time in my life when I had two. Not trying to brag. But we were talking about tourists and more specifically how we don’t really like them. There’s nothing worse on a vacation than meeting other vacationers, and

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How Gods Die (The Collapse of Easter Island)

How Gods Die (The Collapse of Easter Island)

Nothing lasts forever. Eventually we all collapse. Everything atrophies. This universe atrophies. No matter how strong your faith Someday your God will die. It might be dead already. Because we invented it. Our society gave it value and when we crumble, it crumbles with us. To some the idea is morose, depressing even. But to me it’s just our world.

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Fogo: The Island that Sells Authenticity

Fogo: The Island that Sells Authenticity

What do you do when the cod’s gone? What do you do when you send your men out in their boats and they all come back empty handed? What do you do when the government says it’s time to pack it in? It’s a question on everybody’s lips out here. Because what do you do when you’ve built your entire

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The Islands Where the Japanese Empire was Born (and Died)

The Islands Where the Japanese Empire was Born (and Died)

Can you walk up a little bit, yep? You know why don’t we just go to the beach and film the intro there? I feel like it’s better on the island to have some like beautiful footage rather than starting where we end. Sounds good, lets go Here. Welcome to the Ogasawara Island chain you may know it as Peel

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The Useless Rock Worth Dying Over

The Useless Rock Worth Dying Over

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend. If the advertising is to be believed, they’re a way to make two month’s salary last a lifetime. They’re rocks with a very specific value, and that value is two months of your life. It doesn’t matter your job or how much money you make, diamonds are worth two months of it. Or, so

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