His Van Sant’s new book is an entirely different breed of cat; it is a collection of vignettes and observations from the author’s early career as an engineer in Europe and Asia, to his experiences aboard his 52-foot ketch Jalan Jalan and his last boat, , a Schucker 440 trawler.The great irony of Van Sant’s life is that he abandoned his “normal” career only after doctors misdiagnosed the seriousness of a little known genetic ailment and told him he only had five to 10 years to live. pieces, under a theme I call “The Wit and Wisdom of Bruce Van Sant.” Each excerpt has a headline that is mine and mine alone and based solely on the context of the abridged text, not necessarily the entirety of its chapter within the 240-page book.
Shown here in the popular latin music video "Una Vaina Loca." POPULATION: 430,000 WEATHER: Dry and sunny (24-37 °C).
SAFETY: Reports of piracy off the coast, so be careful if you're arriving on a yacht (also, fuck you if you're arriving on a yacht). RENT AN APARTMENT IN MARGARITA ISLAND: Best bet for renting an apartment on Margarita Island is to go in with some roommates if you're planning an extended stay.
Charlie had sunk a little too deep in a bottle of Barbancourt when he turned into the Turks Passage. When he ran into the Salt Cay breakwater, Charlie broke three ribs.
His Haitian crew, Oclané, had lain sleeping on a stack of rice sacks near the stern, and he had come adrift into the string bags of onions and bushels of slightly overripe tomatoes.
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