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Meditations on Travel #7

BY Lisa Lindblad

February 26, 2010

 

Islands at the edge of the world, tenuously tethered to the ocean floor, lashed by wind and wave.
Within their rocky crevices, the secrets of life unfold – through time,out of time, defying time – strange and beautiful life forms, strange and beautiful life ways.
Fernandina, Madagascar, Socotra, Foula, Skellig Michael, Tristan de Cunha, St. Kilda, Isabela, Iona, Komodo, Easter, Fair Isle, Pitcairn, Sable.
Islands at the edge of survival, confronting a future with weathered face and vulnerable soul.
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John Derian Goes West