is almost half way? Is it??
Opening a coco with a stick - well, why not use machete like anybody else?
Desert islands, wild tribes .... well .... errr - like where? I guess N of the Equator - I have sailed the 'normal' S route
Panam to Aus and have seen cars, sat dishes and tarmac everywhere.
This is how legends and myths emerge. Doesn't make the teller a liar, but not a journalist either ;-)))