Hiking on St. Eustatius
Kasprowski Publisher is mentioned extensively in a book published in 2021, entitled Hiking on St. Eustatius. Besides in the "Sources of inspiration" and "Acknowledgements" sections. Its author also writes how her interest in hiking and maps led her to purchase our Sint Eustatius (Statia) map after reading an article about it in the Daily Herald newspaper. She goes on to explain:
I studied maps for hours and using the legend I gained more knowledge about the area. Until this day I do not enjoy it when someone tries to explain the route to me. [...] Guess what, I prefer an atlas, or better yet, a detailed map. Of course, I study the map before the hike. But I also study it afterward. What was my route exactly? What was correctly identified? What was not right? It is not always easy to find a good detailed map when you arrive somewhere. One can always get a tourist map or the map from the local car rental agency, but neither are sufficient for hiking. Michael Kasprowski has created some really good maps for several of the Caribbean islands. You can order them online via the website http://www.midok.com/. I was lucky enough to buy a map of Statia at the bicycle store in St. Maarten. Today the maps are available at the Statia museum, the tourist office, and both scuba diving schools.
In a separate article in Dutch, the author of the book also suggests using our map of St. Eustatius as, besides indicating streets, it has many unpaved roads and hiking trails.
The author, Marion Schroen, who hails from the island, has also hiked in other Caribbean locations, as well as the United States, and South America. She takes her passion and knowledge of trail walking for an in-depth exploration of the "Golden Rock" island in her 130-page guide for anyone interested in casual hiking and adventure.