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ITALIAN JOB: Casalegno's island hideaway

The slurping of homemade pasta, the soft pop of a cork from a bottle of Pinot Grigio and the lilt of Italian conversation are not typically heard off the coast of West Sumatra. But then the coast of West Sumatra is not, as a rule, home to people like Nanni Casalegno. The 62-year-old Italian quit his job and left his home in Turin in 1991, after finding his heaven on earth in Indonesia. In the 15 years since, the former insurance broker and his wife, Federica, have turned 0.9 km of pristine beach on the remote island of Cubadak into...

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