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Dune running in the dark at the driest desert on Earth

“It is now dark, time for you to run full speed down the side of this 150-metre high sand dune. Go.” At first I thought our guide was joking. He wasn’t. So, after necking a Pisco Sour, Sophie and I launch … Continue reading

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Sand-surfing, dune-riding and a Brazilian sunset over the sea

Bright lights wake me abruptly and I drag my sleepy body off the coach and into the darkness. It is soft beneath my feet and awash with stars above. Fellow passengers are clambering on to a multi-coloured doorless truck. This … Continue reading

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