Another strong PCV plash…
Has to do with the book, “100 Years Of Solitude”.
I was still in training and was sent with Billy Benson to visit Jimmy Guisti at Kaimaosi. This was the “walkabout” part of our training. We went up on a Thursday and back to Honiara on the Tuesday. Jimmy had a classic PCV leaf house. Bare bones basic. The boat trip and the canoe ride and the school… all a great experience.
We basically hung out for the long weekend supposedly learning something about the PSS system.
I found the book, 100 Years of solitude, at Jimmy’s house and instantly fell under the spell of Gabriel Garcia Marquez. I know I spent much of that weekend in Jimmy’s hammock devouring the story/ stories. So much of that book I vividly recall. Not that this is a quote but… the first of the line shall die chained to a tree, the last shall be devoured by ants…
I strong plash from the past. And I know what I’ll be reading this eve.