It doesn't matter if you're an anti-secrecy activist and they're a leftist government critical of the United States — if you happen to be Julian Assange, everyone gets tired of you eventually.
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The Galapagos Islands are best known for their giant tortoises, but they're also the site of one of the most bizarre homesteading misadventures ever, complete with proto-hippies, a polyamorous baroness, potentially poisoned boiled chicken, births in pirate caves, and unsolved deaths that look a lot like murder.
It takes some work to get to Ecuador's Quilotoa Lake. Visiting the collapsed volcano requires hiring a bus or truck to navigate the steep roads, and a hardy constitution to endure its 3658m altitude. Now a simple yet elegant platform allows a moment of meditative respite on the precipitous edge of the electric blue caldera high in the Andes.