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Travellers' dilemma: Stay or go?

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The chaos caused by the volcanic ash cloud has seen stranded Britons zipping around the globe like atomic particles trying to find a way back home. But while some embarked on long and torturous journeys, others took a deep breath, and stayed on holiday until the chaos had averted.

Psychologist Ben Williams and the explorer Robin Hanbury-Tenison examine why humans feel the urge to be constantly on the move.


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