Another dog of castaway David Glasheen killed last week by snake

August 10, 2018 Curiosities by Alvaro Cerezo
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R.I.P POLLY
We are very sad to announce that ‘Polly’, the dog of our castaway friend David Glasheen was killed a few days ago by a very venomous snake called ‘Death Adder’ while she was on the beach.

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Spending 5 days with Masafumi Nagasaki: the ‘naked’ Japanese castaway

June 22, 2018 Curiosities by Alvaro Cerezo
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An elderly, 82 year old Japanese man has been living more than 29 years as a ‘castaway’, completely naked, and alone, on one of the few islands that remain deserted in Okinawa, Japan.

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Easiest way to open coconuts on our desert islands

November 25, 2017 Curiosities by Alvaro Cerezo
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Brown coconuts, unlike green coconuts, are very difficult to be opened by a knife or a machete. Therefore the best way to open a mature coconut is to make a sharp stick and use your body weight as a lever as you can see on the video above…

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Latest experience of our castaways in Blue Lagoon

October 19, 2017 Docastaway Clients by Docastaway Team
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They are Rashmie & Roel, from The Netherlands. They spend a few days completely alone at our Comfort Mode desert island The Blue Lagoon.
Both were amazing fishermen and caught plently of fish…

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The biggest coconut in the world?

July 11, 2017 Curiosities by Alvaro Cerezo
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While visiting Restoration desert island (Australia), I came across the largest coconut that I have ever seen in my life, and believe me I’ve seen a few coconuts!  I reckon that should one of our voluntary castaways get a hold of one like it they would be speechless!…

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How is the desert island of the Australian Robinson?

June 5, 2017 Curiosities by Alvaro Cerezo
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As I have already related in another post, two years ago I spent five days on the castaway squatter’s island, the Australian David Glasheen. It is called Restoration Island and in this article I will try to keep brief my accounts about this encounter…

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Spending 5 days with squatter-castaway David Glasheen

June 2, 2017 Curiosities by Alvaro Cerezo
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It was 20 years ago this month that David Glasheen decided to abandon civilisation and become a voluntary castaway. His story is well known, as it has been previously published in various communication media some years ago.

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Video of our latest group on Siroktabe Island

May 9, 2017 Docastaway Clients by Docastaway Team
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Here above you can see the nice video which this 6 castaways made as a keepsake of his 10 days experience on the Siroktabe desert island (Indonesia), March 2017…

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Video of our latest Dutch castaway on Amparo Island

April 21, 2017 Docastaway Clients by Docastaway Team
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Here above you can see the beautiful video which Kai from the Netherlands made as a keepsake of his 8 days SOLO experience on the Amparo desert island (Indonesia), July 2016.

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Discovering the island of the WW2 castaway Hiroo Onoda

June 26, 2016 Curiosities by Alvaro Cerezo
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Last December I spent 5 days surviving on the Philippine island where Hiroo Onoda hid during three decades, believing that the Second World War hadn’t yet finished. This story reminds us very much of that…

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