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A Trip to the Beach: Living on Island Time in the Caribbean

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  • Posted October 5, 2011

    Very enjoyable

    I really liked this book. If you enjoy experiencing what it is like to
    actually live in another part of the world (like I do) get this book.
    You get a real sense of the people on this island. I even looked up
    the location afterwards to understand where exactly it was and the
    surrounding islands. A real life geography lesson!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 19, 2009

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    Fun book

    This book was a lot of fun. I feel the need to visit the island and the restaurant and contemplate my retirement days.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 29, 2002

    Very Entertaining and Inspiring!

    I have recently started reading travelogues and stumbled across this one in the bookstore. Although I am presently in no position financially to do what this couple was able to do, I definitely admire their strength and unity in their marriage to accomplish what they have. I especially liked how open and loving they were to the natives of the island, and pretty much became a part of everyone's family there. Maybe one day if I ever get to visit Anguilla, I will most certainly visit their restaurant and offer my congratulations to them on a job well done.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2001

    Great Book

    Very interesting and entertaining book. It sounds like hard work getting away from it all on a Caribbean island! Recipes sound great. Their Hurricane experience was interesting to read, since I went through Hurricane Andrew. I would have liked to know more of their background, i.e. how did she become a chef and how did he become a builder? Also, at the end of the book, after they settle down in the restaurant again, were they still happy having only their island friends. I guess if I want to know more, it must be a great book!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 22, 2000

    white sand and sunny skies

    This book makes takes you the heart of Anguilla. It allows you to tag along with the author's as they establish their dream restaurant right on the sunny beaches of the Caribbean. They introduce you to some of the locals who add flavor with their island lifestyle. The reader can easily picture the adventures as they unfold for the authors. A must read for anyone who enjoys that special island lifestyle.

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