CHRIS THURMAN: Immersive time travel into the Earth’s depths
EARTHBOX allows you to leave your worries on the surface and travel underground — and back in time
If Samuel Johnson was alive and well, and gadding about the Cape Helderberg region in 2024, he would no doubt post some witticism on his social media accounts to this effect: “Those who are tired of Lourensford are tired of life.”
Of course, Johnson was an 18th-century Englishman, so what he actually wrote was: “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life, for there is in London all that life can afford.” There are a few million Londoners who might disagree with him as they grit their teeth through a bleak January, wishing themselves in another location that affords more than constant cold and wet weather...
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