Ab Viljoen is a guy that Brian knows from Vilanculos and he does quite a bit of travelling. Reading his blog from one of his latest missions; an attempt to kayak from the coast of Moçambique to Madagascar, we found this and thought it was quite funny and wise at the same time.
“THE SHIPWRECK MENTALITY
That’s it! To do this trip I have just decided to adapt this mentality; if one is shipwrecked you have no idea where you are or where you are going, not even any information on currents etc. If I say to myself, I am shipwrecked, I will at least be afloat, know where I want to go to, know where I am, have food and water and communications via my satellite phone. What a very privileged position to be in!!”