Planet Earth: vast and humbling

My rant about how large Planet Earth is; and about the hubris of our species. Sometimes, humans have no clue. Wrote it last night. Out today. The pleasure of web-zines is their immediacy. Reads better in QZ.com here LESSON FROM MALAYSIAN AIRLINES Superstition about travel may be gone—but our respect of it shouldn’t By Shoba…

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Nothing Doing about Maia, Seychelles

Maia, an ultra-luxurious resort in the Seychelles, may offer canoeing, fishing and snorkeling excursions, but our tip is to give them all a miss. This seven-month-old property is instead made for mooching on an opulent scale. Picture 30 sumptuous villas, spread over 12 hectares next to secluded Anse Louis beach, and appointed with every comfort.…

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