By Paul Caffyn
Dreamtime Voyage is Paul Caffyn's tale of 1 of the main striking trips ever undertaken through kayak - the 1st circumnavigation of Australia, a 9,420 mile epic.
it really is an inspirational story of 1 man's dogged choice to meet his very unlikely dream opposed to all odds, together with tropical cyclones, raging surf, sharks, crocodiles, sea snakes and lengthy sections of sheer limestone cliffs.
John Dowd, writer of Sea Kayaking defined the voyage as follows:
Amongst sea kayakers Paul Caffyn is sort of in a category of his personal. For the longest time after he complete his impressive solo circumnavigation of Australia the silence was once deafening: few of his friends knew the importance of what he had performed, and maybe those that understood felt misplaced in his shadows. not just is Paul's Australian event a top for sea kayaking, it may ultimately be well-known as one of many nice small voyages of contemporary historical past in addition to these of Slocum, Shackleton and Franz Romer.
The narrative is a mix of early maritime historical past, fascinating dramatic moments, descriptions of the harshness and sweetness of the large Australian panorama, interplay with the coastal dwellers at paintings and play, and funny interludes together with his New Zealand aid crew.
Paul Caffyn's Dreamtime Voyage was once additionally a trip of self discovery. For 4 months in Northern Australia he paddled solo without probability of rescue within the occasion of a unmarried mistake. fairly within the Kimberleys Paul journeyed into the twilight sector of his personal dreaming. The grueling in a single day stints alongside the 3 units of cliffs offer compelling reading.
Dreamtime Voyage will encourage all those that dream approximately adventuring to being settling their very own goals in reality.
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