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How to Live in the Caribbean

Handbook / Manual

By: Sydney Hunt

166 pages, 16 b/w photos, illus

Macmillan

Paperback | Oct 1989 | Edition: 2 | #85429 | ISBN: 0333510151
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About this book

For anyone considering living or retiring to a Caribbean island, this book offers advice on how to plan and research. Sydney Hunt left behind the hectic life of a successful American city businessman and retired to the small Caribbean island of Virgin Gorda (British Virgin Islands) 18 years ago.


Contents

Pre-plan your plan; off the earth again; how to choose your island; how to choose your site for home, rental or condo; mindsweeping is the start; advice from other home-builders; what to do while waiting; accents, dialects and patois; the way it's done...local customs; cost of living, full time, short time; in the kitchen...recipes; in the garden..goats; as time goes by; post-script.


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