Juana, aged 105, outside her home in Costa Rica. She told us she liked to relax by hacking down the jungle outsider her house with her machete.
Catching tuna in the pristine waters of Nicoya, Costa Rica
The same tuna an hour later.
Catching a prickly pear cactus in Sardinia. High in nutrients, but deadly in other ways.
Fresh, organic, seasonal local produce in Sardina.
More fresh, organic, seasonal local produce in Sardinia. Didn’t try it though. Next time maybe.
Drinking from a fountain of ‘longevity water’ in Barbagia, Sardinia. The most delicious, refreshing water imaginable.
With a lively Nicoyan man in his 90s at a lunch party.
Olive groves in Barbagia, the Hot Spot of the Hot Spot in Sardinia.
'World record in male life expectancy' in Villagrande, Sardinia. The men have it good here.
With Maria aged 91 in Sardinia.
Gravestone of supercentenarian lady and her husband in Villagrande, Sardinia.
Consolata, the oldest woman in Sardinia, aged 105.
Learning to make tortillas with nixtamalised corn in Nicoya, Costa Rica
Six healthy, happy generations under one roof in Costa Rica
Tortilla, black beans avocado, salsa and a banana smoothie for lunch in Costa Rica - unbelievably good
Tripe in Sardinia - surprisingly delicious, and good for gut health
Arriving in Costa Rica to come and suss out what makes the Nicoyans so illness-free...
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