What can I say, the people here on Coconut Island are so
welcoming that you feel like part of the community.
The IBIS supermarket opened its doors at 8.30 this morning
and I was there with money in my hands. I couldnít wait to buy some fruit, itís
the one thing Iíve been craving for a month now.
So I was able to get some apples, mandarins and apricots for
the healthy part of my buy spree. The not so healthy part was a couple bags of
potato chips and two magnum ice creams! It all balances out in the end.
At lunchtime I sat down with the workers who had knocked off
for their lunchbreak and had a great talk and many laughs with them. The one
thing that they all agreed on was, that I was the crazy one and did I know that
they have a plane service to Coconut Island and that you donít need to paddle
Tonight, Seidrick and Sandra again invited me to their house
to have an amazing dinner with them, painted crays to be exact. I even went
back seconds. After dinner we could hear singing, so we went to investigate.
It turned out to be the local church band putting on an
outdoor jam session, so we all pulled up a chair and sat back and enjoyed the
Tomorrow Iíll push on as the cyclone east of me pushes
closer to Australia. Nothing is going to stop me from reaching my goal, not
even a cyclone!
I just want to say to the people of Coconut Island a big
thank you for making me feel like part of your family, I will miss you all.