Naked in an island idyll: eccentric couple recall a life of rockets and dictators

Naked in an island idyll: eccentric couple recall a life of rockets and dictators
 

Since 2006, the Kaysers have been the sole inhabitants of Bikendrik, a tiny island in the archipelago of Majuro, the Marshall Islands’ capital atoll. They live in a tropical cliche, and have leased it for 100 years.
What the Kaysers really like to talk about, however, isn’t palm-fringed beaches and azure water. They like to reminisce about the time they would execute rocket launches, and they recall it in vivid terms:
In the morning, no one would eat breakfast. Toilet flushes were heard throughout the house as everyone would start to get nervous. Then the loudspeakers: x minus half hour, x... read more

 
8 March 2018 in Travel, Views: 40
Source: Guardian
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