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Some of us live for the spa; others wince at the thought.
Our contributors are no different, and a few have the scars to prove it. Sure, there have been blissful escapes in geothermal lagoons in Iceland and on the open-air massage tables in Antigua. But an accidental back tattoo in the Seychelles and a bonesetting masseuse in the Caribbean have given us some of the best spa stories. So lie down, get comfortable and, dare we say ... relax.