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Want to SAIL OFF and live on a deserted island?

oh yes....paradise

Youtube - The Real Castaway

Micronesia in the South Pacific baby

who would do it?

discuss the pros and cons

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Re: Want to SAIL OFF and live on a deserted island?

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oh yes....paradise

Youtube - The Real Castaway

Micronesia in the South Pacific baby

who would do it?

discuss the pros and cons
Micronesia gets a lot of typhoons. That's a really, really big hurricane, if you didn't know. Before you run away to your island paradise, perhaps you might want to read, An Island to Oneself by Tom Neale, a man who HAS gone before.
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Re: Want to SAIL OFF and live on a deserted island?

That video really shows how dreams rarely culminate into the reality you expect. A good lesson to learn.
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Re: Want to SAIL OFF and live on a deserted island?

Tom Neale's island, Suvarov, is now a national park. Can't imagine living there based on a two week visit. It also gets cyclones and the highest point on the island might be 18" above sea level. Nice place to visit, etc.
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you might want to read, An Island to Oneself by Tom Neale.

I'll check it out. Thanks.
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Re: Want to SAIL OFF and live on a deserted island?

A young couple in Victoria a few years ago wanted to get away from our crazy quick lifestyle. No boat so they immigrated to a peaceful southern island they'd heard about. That was just before the Falkland invasion. Goes to show life gets more interesting when you act on your dreams
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Re: Want to SAIL OFF and live on a deserted island?

I've always daydreamed about living alone, anchored off some desert island with perfect surf. I would have to take frequent trips back to civilization though, but for a month or two here and there I would love to. Shower in a waterfall. Picking fruit, fishing, sunbathing, surfing. Reading books, and taking pictures. I just wouldn't want to forever. Basically I need to find my island and go back and forth.
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Re: Want to SAIL OFF and live on a deserted island?

didn't we do this discussion a few months ago?

deserted islands are deserted for a reason, so if you are willing go camp out on one and have at it and find out the reason
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North, as a rule desert islands don't have waterfalls. Try to keep your dreams better organized.
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Re: Want to SAIL OFF and live on a deserted island?

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North, as a rule desert islands don't have waterfalls. Try to keep your dreams better organized.
And a deserted island wouldn't have lovely women on it, but mine will
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