Date: Thu Feb 15 2001 - 13:34:16 PST
That is correct, Strata, we would need cat 3 or above. We dont have a
definite cap on the budget at this point, but I imagine that we will get a
good idea of what kind of $ we have w/i the next year or so.
On Thu, 15 Feb 2001, Strata Rose Chalup wrote:
> You're right-- what I ought to have said, to be clearer, is $1M will not
> purchase a usable island these days, for what they want. I'd interpreted
> that as "category 3 or higher island (year-round sheltered approach) in
> a region where anyone would entertain the idea of letting these folks
> have anything like the level of autonomy they want, in a climate they'd
> be able to work with for their ideas."
> I'd also had some kind of idea that their budget topped out at $1M, so
> that a place with zero infrastructure wouldn't work for them. Mea culpa.
> Mike Masnick wrote:
> > At 12:15 PM 2/15/01 -0800, Strata Rose Chalup wrote:
> > >First, the amount of money is highly inadequate. $1M will not purchase
> > >an island these days.
> > Hmmm... There appear to be a few < $1M islands listed at my favorite island
> > shopping website:
> > http://www.vladi-private-islands.de/home_e.html
> > http://www.vladi-private-islands.de/sales_islands/sites/01_jacobin_1.html
> > http://www.vladi-private-islands.de/sales_islands/sites/06_porcada.html
> > http://www.vladi-private-islands.de/sales_islands/sites/08_swan.html
> > and a few others as well...
> > The rest of the points in your post I'm sure you know a lot more about than
> > I do.
> > -Mike
-- "Think wrongly, if you please, but in all cases, think for yourself." --Doris Lessing, British writer
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