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Traveller talk: July 2016

Pilgrims in Lalibela, Ethiopia. © Philip Lee Harvey / Lonely Planet Each month our fab Thorn Tree moderators bring a few tasty morsels of community chat to the fore. This month’s menu includes: self-catering in Cuba; a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Africa; footwear; reading lists; discovering India by bike; and finding India in London. Our TT-ers are a very eclectic bunch. Self-catering in Cuba? The unusual topic of cooking in Cuba cropped up this month, which ttjpdo glowingly describes as ‘one of the best threads’ on the subject. While most users on the thread agreed that part of…

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Traveller talk: June 2016

See the ‘unique’ and ‘spectacular’ solar eclipse for yourself © oorka / Shutterstock Every month our intrepid team of online moderators delve into the depths of the Thorn Tree forum to bring you the community’s pearls of wisdom. Whether it be finding alternatives to spicy food, the best place to see next year’s total eclipse, or making spooky adventure plans – the community has the answers, whatever you’re dreaming of…. A white Christmas? Yep, it seems that as well as being super helpful, Thorn Tree-ers are also a super organised bunch. Sillyrabbit…

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