If I would have bought a print version I would have felt guilty for killing a tree. Sheer boredom and stupid, senless conversations permiate this.....this...whatever it is. It isn't a book. It isn't even a travel journal. It appears to be a collection of useless words. If you are looking for travel knowledge or a feel for what traveling on a tramp steamer is all about, this is NOT the book you want on your shelf.
"Have you ever seen a lifeboat let down into the water?", I asked Manfred, one of the German passengers.
"No, I haven't,' Manfred said, shaking his head?"
Folks that is as exciting as it gets. My mistake was downloading both of her books at the same time without sampling. I've learned my lesson. Oh, and the worst book ever read was her other one, "Time Zones, Containers, and Three Square Meals a Day".
I try to be positive in my readings and reviews but these two books tipped me over the edge.