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Author Archives: Simon Willmore

Monaco: Playing it cool

Monaco

Monaco: Playing it cool

As I walk across the airstrip, the deafening thud from the helicopter’s blades cancels out our pilot’s voice, so I have no idea what he’s saying. I just smile confidently — naturally, I don’t want…

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Sweden: Husky racing in Kiruna

Sweden

Sweden: Husky racing in Kiruna

The Arctic air whips against my cheeks, so I pull the two halves of my balaclava even closer together, leaving just the smallest opening in front of my eyes. After all, to cover up my…

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Mexico: Guanajuato’s unlikely local hero

Mexico

Mexico: Guanajuato’s unlikely local hero

It seems wrong, using wi-fi on my smartphone while sitting under a corrugated iron roof. State-of-the-art technological convenience in hand, makeshift shelter overhead. Yet this is what I’ve been doing, casually surfing the internet in…

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