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Good Morning Diego Garcia When Susan and Charles receive a letter from Cyprus friends now in Taiwan they get a chance to help crew a sailboat from Sri Lanka across the Indian Ocean They have no clue what to expect Susan remi

  • Title: Good Morning Diego Garcia
  • Author: Susan Joyce
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  • Page: 179
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Good Morning Diego Garcia By Susan Joyce, When Susan and Charles receive a letter from Cyprus friends, now in Taiwan, they get a chance to help crew a sailboat from Sri Lanka across the Indian Ocean They have no clue what to expect Susan reminds Charles she isn t a good swimmer He tells her a life jacket will do the trick, and convinces her it s the opportunity of a lifetime A must do travel adventure They saWhen Susan and Charles receive a letter from Cyprus friends, now in Taiwan, they get a chance to help crew a sailboat from Sri Lanka across the Indian Ocean They have no clue what to expect Susan reminds Charles she isn t a good swimmer He tells her a life jacket will do the trick, and convinces her it s the opportunity of a lifetime A must do travel adventure They say goodbye to friends and family in sunny California, fly to New York and on to India, arriving the day the Indian government has issued a state of emergency And then onto the boat, and into the ocean In monsoon season With no charts In this true life travel adventure, Susan keeps a journal and record her bizarre thoughts and telling dreams A real life thriller, Susan s monsoon season journey is about discovery and spiritual realization one dream at a time.

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    1. Wowwhat a rich, full life Ms Joyce has lived I would like to thank her for affording me a fantastic, on the edge of your seat trip without the dozen or so heart attacks I would have certainly suffered, had I taken the voyage in the physical sense Thankfully, due to her incredible imagery and storytelling I was able to easily live vicariously through Ms Joyce appreciating the sights, smells, and sounds along the way Reading this gave me the advantage of time time to digest twists and turns along [...]

    2. A tour of the places they saw and a tour of the foods.Diary format, journal, travelogue, call it what you will these are all my favourite forms of memoirs I love that authors write things down as they are happening and you then get so much detail in their books In her book Susan Joyce chronicles what was going to be a marvellous trip, a trip of a lifetime with friends on the yacht Zozo There they were thinking of this luxury trip and they didn t have any clue what it would actually entail On sta [...]

    3. It really is a great journey, but I was expecting details on Diego Garcia, yet it doesn t Maybe I expect too much LOL.

    4. Having read Susan Joyce s first memoir and being enthralled by it I had high expectations of Good Morning Diego Garcia I was not disappointed whatsoever If anything it s even exciting What an adventure What a life changing experience Susan and her husband Charles are invited to accompany Dylan and Mia, a couple she knew from Cyprus, to crew a yacht from Trincomalee, Sri Lanka to the Seychelles, all the way across the Indian Ocean then north through the Suez Canal They decide it s an opportunity [...]

    5. Over 50% of the book club members had read Susan s first book, The Lullaby Illusion prior to joining this discussion and contributing towards this review of Good Morning Diego Garcia That said, there was little disparity between the feedback of members who had read book 1 and those new to Susan s writing Those new to Susan s writing style and storytelling did not feel disadvantaged in understanding or relation to this book because of not reading book 1 first.Therefore, the overwhelming opinion w [...]

    6. I was given this book to Beta Read This is a fascinating memoir about a couple who are asked to help crew a sailboat from Sri Lanka thru the Suez canal and back to Europe Susan isn t sure but her husband convinces her so off they go for a supposed 3 month sailing trip HaHa, what could possibly go wrong How about a declared emergency in Bombay so they couldn t catch their flight on to Sri Lanka but guess what the airlines put them up in a luxury hotel and they had time to do some sightseeing They [...]

    7. As you read this exciting book just keep reminding yourself, the author is alive and that fact is stunning in light of their adventurous ocean crossing This book is a highly entertaining read, causing me to get little accomplished for a short time I ve not had an ocean voyage grip me like this since reading The Perfect Storm Kudos, Susan Joyce Buy this book and prepare for a great adventure.

    8. Susan Joyce does it again Just as I did The Lullaby Illusion A Journey of Awakening Journeys Volume 1 I thoroughly enjoyed hitching a ride with Susan as she shared her incredible journey with me and her readers I absolutely love Susan s writing style and would read anything she wrote Great Memoir

    9. With Good Morning Diego Garcia A Journey of Discovery Journeys Book 2 , talented author Susan Joyce relates her further memoirs, which she began in The Lullaby Illusion A Journey of Awakening Journeys Volume 1 The result is a fascinating book, combining the genres of memoirs and travel books, relating the author s further adventures, when she and her husband, Charles, are invited by friends to travel in a yacht they are breaking in on its maiden voyage, and they travel to many exotic locations L [...]

    10. Many people choose to spend much of their lives in the safe comfort and security of what is known to them A few people like Author Susan Joyce, seem to spend a great portion of their time discovering new ways of broadening their life experiences and their encounters with discomfort, irrespective of it being one or four cornerstones of life, physical, emotional, intellectual or spiritual The saving grace for the author is her willingness and ability to grow and learn from these encounters Good Mo [...]

    11. This review is for the audiobook edition of this book An excellent travel memoir.I have actually read this book before and still enjoyed experiencing it again via audiobook edition there are so many fascinating facts and information, it s certainly well worth listening to again My ideal is for memoir authors to read their own audiobook really but I accept that time can be an issue and maybe not having all the tech gear I think this narrator Karen Commins was a good choice The author is American, [...]

    12. It s a long journey from Ojai California to a pleasure yacht on the Indian Ocean, and one normally undertaken with a certain degree of expertise under one s belt, using a roadmap for success.Susan Joyce had neither What she did have was a shaky marriage, a comfortable if not na ve life in Southern California, and the lure of a different world which was accompanied she discovered later by a set of falsehoods and dangers that nearly cost her life.Good Morning Diego Garcia A Voyage of Discovery doc [...]

    13. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step Lao TzuLos Angeles native Susan Joyce has written a second travel memoir based on her experiences and observations and ideas from her extensive travels throughout the globe She lived in many places including the Middle East and Europe and has worked as a secretary, a freelance writer, a teacher of computer classes and has written songs and become an artist Add to this her avocation of writing a very successful series of children s books [...]

    14. Disclaimer I received a complimentary copy of Good Morning Diego Garcia by Susan Joyce in exchange for an honest review.What a pleasure to read and review Good Morning Diego Garcia by Susan Joyce.Good Morning Diego Garcia is listed as a travel adventure memoir but it was so easy to forget that and lose myself in the magnificence of Susan Joyce s writing.Good Morning Diego Garcia is Ms Joyce s personal voyage across the Indian Ocean.during monsoon season But than that, she records the sights, th [...]

    15. I was lucky enough to beta read this Memoir I couldn t wait, as I so enjoyed The Lullaby Illusion by this Author Thank goodness the Author kept a diary is all I can say although how she managed that in such turbulent seas I just can t fathom but she did and we re lucky enough to read about her time from leaving California to embark on a trip across the Indian Ocean whilst helping to crew a sailboat in monsoon season no less It s 1975, having survived a war in Cyprus and now living in a marriage [...]

    16. I do like a well thought out book title one that catches the eye and makes one want to pick up the book to learn of which may lie between the covers Such is the case with Good Morning Diego Garcia I have to confess that I read this author s first book, The Lullaby Illusion a long while ago, and it was one which I enjoyed hugely Would I reap the same sort of satisfaction from the next book on her journey of awakening, soul searching and globetrotting Well, yes, indeed I did Without a doubt, this [...]

    17. The only thing wrong with this book is now I have an insatiable craving to read the first book in the series Well, I suppose the craving is satiable, just by buying the book I love that this is written as a novel, but yet it s the real life happenings of Susan Joyce Sometimes I would lose myself in the story, and then remember that this really happened to someone, and it would just blow my mind It definitely reads like a great story, but it s the chronicling of her life I have done a little bit [...]

    18. Batten down the hatches This memoir will take you on a wild ride across the Indian Ocean on a 54 yacht This is the second book in a series of Susan Joyce s memoirs In this book she and her husband Charles agree to join their friends Dylan and Mia as they sail a yacht from Sri Lanka to the Seychelles The author s vivid descriptions have you feeling like you are right there with her When she described the storms on the ocean I actually started to feel queasy This story takes place in 1975 and the [...]

    19. This book starts innocently enough in California when Susan and her husband, Charles, are offered an adventure on the ship, Zozo, sailing from Sri Lanka to the Seychelles They accept the invitation and what ensues is an adventure beyond their wildest dreams and nightmares Just getting to Sri Lanka to meet the boat is an adventure as they encounter unrest in India Finally in Sri Lanka, they make the voyage without charts in 1975 during monsoon season aboard a ship that seems to be cursed because [...]

    20. Curried Suspense Having read Lullaby Illusions, Joyce s first memoir, I was curious to find out what happened next, of course As a result of this sailing adventure traversing the Indian Ocean, on a lark between her husband s job assignments , she not only encountered than too many monsoons, but very troubling suspicions of similar intensity Like most dramatic experiences, unexpected gifts emerged, and her reflections reset the compass of her personal journey My senses were delighted en route I [...]

    21. Last year I read The Lullaby Illusion and absolutely loved it It was a very exciting, cannot put it down kind of book I was ever so happy to see there was a sequel out this year, so I grabbed it up and started reading it right away I didn t think anything would be as gripping as The Lullaby Illusion and I couldn t have been mistaken Susan Joyce has had way than her share of adventures for one person Having been on sail boats in semi calm seas I knew what she was experiencing during the crossin [...]

    22. A good adventure is one you survive A great adventure occurs, when not only do you survive, but you learn something from it Ms Joyce survived not only one, but also two great adventures While she details her adventures from a first person narrative, including many personal details, it also highlighted how little respect women were afforded even in the 1970 s From Ms Joyce not having control of her money to her husband making the decisions that involved both of them.This enlightening memoir inclu [...]

    23. ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS I VE READ THIS YEARI was tempted to buy this book as I liked the title and I knew it was a memoir, but I was not expecting to read such a good book it blew me away I ignored the piles of dishes, I switched off the TV and I read in bed until I couldn t keep my eyes open This reads like a novel and some of the passages are so descriptive, especially the ocean crossing were so vivid, you were right there battling the monsoon The book also resounded for me with the parallels in [...]

    24. This book was entered and was a RED RIBBON WINNER in The 2016 Wishing Shelf Book Awards This is what our readers thought Good Morning Diego Garcia, A Journey of DiscoveryAuthor Susan Joyce Star Rating 4 StarsNumber of Readers 16StatsEditing 7 10Writing Style 7 10Content 8 10Cover 8 10Of the 16 readers 13 would read another book by this author.12 thought the cover was good or excellent.16 felt it was easy to follow.14 would recommend this story to another reader to try.10 felt the author s strong [...]

    25. Not everyone can see the world but one can try as Susan Joyce did Ojai, California Sri Lanka Bombay, India New Delhi Agra Calcutta and Sailing Away I m not one for memoirs, but every now and then one will pique my interest and I ll read it I m an avid traveler and I love reading about others experiences This book drew me in I enjoyed this book right from the outset The author s words are almost lyrical definitely an enjoyable read To Travel is to live Hans Christian Anderson This is a quick read [...]

    26. A compelling story of awakening during a very turbulent journey Beginning in the US, through India, Sri Lanka, then a harrowing voyage across the high seas to Diego Garcia on to the Seychelles and back to the US.Wow, what an incredible adventure I felt quite seasick reading of those horrific storms on the Indian Ocean Susan fantastic writing style certainly keeps the reader s eye glued to the page I was riveted from beginning to end.

    27. Interesting informationParts I loved, parts dragged, beginning poorly written, choppy writing throughout More current historical details needed Some reminded me of Shirley McClain s books.

    28. Amazing I could read this book over again and still not grasp all the adventures Susan Joyce experienced.

    29. Delving under the calm surface of life is the most dangerous thing you ll ever do.This book is about sailing and spiritual exploration and I d be hard pressed to think of two subjects that interest me less And yet I enjoyed it thoroughly and am urging my friends to read it Why The only thing I can figure is that for a memoir to be deeply satisfying, you have to really like the author You don t have to have anything in common with the person, but you do have to care what happens to them This woma [...]

    30. This was a lovely book I have always been a fan of reading about the adventures people have in life I particularly liked this book because the journey and experience the author had was honest She didn t sugar coat the story to make it a happy happy adventure where everything goes right She was real The real factor made this story for me I enjoyed laughing, crying and fearing for the author, as she travelled and learned Whence had problems, I felt as though I was right there with her, learning an [...]

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