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At first, you might think it’s not much to look at, this beach. Just a swath of gritty black sand and a few lonely fishing boats basking in the clear bright sun, the inky Tyrrhenian Sea lapping solemnly at the shore.
But then, you don’t come to Stromboli, a tiny Aeolian island off the coast of Sicily, for the beach.
Until fairly recently, most of the world barely knew that the early Polynesians were among the greatest explorers on earth.