Simon Winchester

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Geo Answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Africa's Skeleton Coast, where dense fog and treacherous surf have been responsible for countless shipwrecks over the years. Journalist Simon Winchester sent us an audio postcard from the Skeleton Coast.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the British overseas territory of Bermuda. 400 years ago this island in the North Atlantic off the east coast of the U.S. was an important way station for ships voyaging to the New World. It was also the scene of an important shipwreck, one that probably inspired Shakespeare to write The Tempest. British writer Simon Winchester sends us an audio postcard from Bermuda.