Four Days to Veracruz
Simon & Schuster, Jun 2003, 24.00, 371 pp.
When they reach the finish line of the New Zealand Eco-challenge, the military aide to the president, marine Major Darren Phillips plans to ask Kate North to marry him. Not long afterward, the duo are in Mexico for their honeymoon.
Kate persuades her husband to “break the rules” and kayak in a feral part of the country far from civilization. However, that takes them to a place where...