A trip to the ‘Green Line’, the unofficial border between the Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot halves of Cyprus, confirms that travel often deals in the unexpected
They say ‘it’s a small world’, but the truth is our planet is an enormous place — with enough natural wonders and gleaming cities to fill a billion libraries with books, a billion cinemas with intrepid documentaries, a billion planes with curious souls.
And yet, for all this, most travel-writing assignments follow a roughly identical pattern. Wherever you are, from the fens of Norfolk to the steppes of Mongolia, the basic aim is to find the most alluring parts of the destination and arrange them into a narrative that explains why and when to go.
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