"In over four months, bounced the French adventurer around in a barrel on the Atlantic ocean. Finally, he arrived at the small island of Sint Eustatius in the Caribbean, where it surprised the locals took against him, reports CNN."
"Jean-Jacques Savin departed from the Canary islands in its in-house built, just over three metres long, vattenfarkost, shaped like a barrel. Inside the orange walls comprises a small kitchen, a bed and a small space for storage. Savin, who was 71 years old when he began the journey, have lived on the fish he himself caught. But on new year's eve corked a bottle of white wine and ate our foie gras."
"Savin, who previously climbed Mont Blanc, spent most of the time on board to check on the fish outside the small round window," he says to CNN. His kapselformade craft has no engine, so the frenchman trusting to the ocean currents which allowed him to travel in the modest three miles an hour."