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  The Chatter Box : Travel
  
  
  
 
Moving Away by robnights on 5 July 2006 6:39pm
 
I'd love to live on a small island, where you know most of the people who reside there. Where the main industries are agriculture and fishing, and where the whole atmosphere is relaxed and chilled.

I'm just wondering how you go about finding these islands? how you get there? how you get permission to live there (if you like it).

The best place would be somewhere where you could build your own small house for yourself without needing planning permission!!!

There must be somewhere like this left in the world???
 
Re: Moving Away by Ken Dunn on 5 July 2006 11:26pm
 
Outer or Inner Hebrides, Orkney, Shetland are all island groups suitable for your purposes around Scotland. The Greek Islands come to mind and there is one near Kos where the people on it have done exactly what you describe.
Remember that on a small island it is difficult to make your own bricks so you would be better taking all your building materials over at the same time.
 
Michael's e-mail by Luniverse on 6 July 2006 3:58pm
 
Hi everyone:)

I suppose you have received a mail like this before, but unfortunately I couldn't find it.

Can someone tell me how can I contact Mr. Palin directly (if possible at all)? an e-mail address, phone number?

thanx
Luniverse
 
Re: Michael's e-mail by tucsonmike on 6 July 2006 4:04pm
 
Luniverse, at the bottom of the screen, click Contact. It gives you a snail mail address.

As for an island? Dunno, I kinda sorta like the desert. There is an island of Sonora in the Gulf of California Tiburon (shark) Island. If the Seri Indians gave me permission....
 
Michael's e-mail by Luniverse on 7 July 2006 2:07pm
 
thanx for the effort, I saw that myself. I was hoping there is faster connection. ;)

thanx again
 



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