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No one was willing to accompany him. He spent months working his way down the west coast of Florida, through the Bahamas, and on to Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. On Island Time: Kayaking the Caribbean, his narrative of this journey of a lifetime, describes the wonders of discovery as he makes landfall on pristine cays. Relentless headwinds, dangerous surf, countless beaches declared off-limits to trespassing, and aggressive sharks that ram his kayak and snap him out of his musing, remind the adventurer that this paradise is far from perfect. Every day of the journey required constant vigilance.
With no one to depend on and often no one even knowing where he was for weeks at a time, Williams learned what it means to be self-reliant and to adjust to "island time." With just a simple craft and the few belongings that would fit in it, Williams explores an almost boundless frontier, and a powerful natural stretch of the Caribbean rarely, if ever, accessed by the island tourist.
The audiobook is published by University Press of Mississippi.
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By Jonathan on 05-30-18
Ends kind of weird and abruptly
I really enjoyed the book and the content but be prepared for it to end abruptly. The story is cruising along and then there is an epilogue all of a sudden .... would have been much better if the author had have constructed a better ending than leaving the reader with the feeling that the book just ended for no reason.