The Dreamtime Voyage: Around Australia Kayak Odyssey

The Dreamtime Voyage: Around Australia Kayak Odyssey

Paul Caffyn


Dreamtime Voyage is Paul Caffyn's tale of 1 of the main striking trips ever undertaken via kayak - the 1st circumnavigation of Australia, a 9,420 mile epic.

it's 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 nearly in a category of his personal. For the longest time after he comprehensive his striking solo circumnavigation of Australia the silence used to be 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's going to ultimately be famous as one of many nice small voyages of contemporary heritage in addition to these of Slocum, Shackleton and Franz Romer.

The narrative is a mix of early maritime background, fascinating dramatic moments, descriptions of the harshness and wonder of the gigantic Australian panorama, interplay with the coastal dwellers at paintings and play, and funny interludes along with his New Zealand help crew.

Paul Caffyn's Dreamtime Voyage used to be additionally a trip of self discovery. For 4 months in Northern Australia he paddled solo with out likelihood of rescue within the occasion of a unmarried mistake. relatively 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 motivate all those that dream approximately adventuring to being settling their very own goals in reality.

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