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Being a caretaker in paradise can be fun - as long as you respect the culture | Cole Moreton

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

As a young man, I fell in love with the deserted island of Great Blasket. Its new inhabitants must remember they are custodians of its history There is nothing on Earth more beautiful than the view from the top of Great Blasket island on a bright, clear day. The sky is vast, the sea fiercely blue as it stretches away towards the curving horizon, with the US beyond. You can turn and walk down the steep slope of the hill, through the ruins of a village that once faced the Irish mainland, a couple of miles away. Down on the beach called the White Strand, hundreds of seals play undisturbed...
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