Helen Olson and her husband, Elmer, retired in their late forties to sail the Pacific Ocean from 1979- 1989 on a fifty-foot yacht they built themselves.'Sailing Elysium' is a personal account of that ten year adventure, as they immersed themselves in the cultures and traditions of the local people, venturing to twenty-seven major stay-overs in twenty-one countries.In addition to enduring long days...
Publisher: Dog Ear Audio (2008)
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open Pacific and surviving hurricanes, they enjoyed inviting people from the diverse populations into their home on the sea. Each stop added to their pleasure and increased their knowledge of the unique cultures of the island inhabitants. Knowing that fear could be the largest divider between people, the Olson's chose acceptance and understanding. "Fear did not divide us from the understanding we gained, Olson said.'Sailing Elysium' not only takes the listener to these far away places, it gives a voice to the fascinating stories shared by the indigenous people.