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Earlier this year, I turned on my laptop and was blown away by a new desktop background: one of those wallpaper photos that Microsoft magically puts on your screen.

It was a picture of a narrow mountain ridge, high in the clouds, with a set of stone steps that disappeared into the mist.

A quick search showed this was on the Portuguese Island of Madeira, and that the trail was called “Stairway to Heaven.”

Read the full article by Tony Bartelme here.