“Adventure is a path. Real adventure – self-determined, self-motivated, often risky – forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world. The world the way it is, not the way you imagine it. Your body will collide with the earth and you will bear witness. In this way you will be compelled to grapple with the limitless kindness and bottomless cruelty of humankind – and perhaps realize that you yourself are capable of both. This will change you. Nothing will ever again be black-and-white.” –Mark Jenkins
Tuesday, 8 September 2009
Day 126 – 7th September, Monday.
We have time to kill before our ferry leaves Athens next week, so we drove East along the coast about half an hour out of town to Lampiri and stopped at Camping Tolsi on the beach. This area of Greece seems quite dirty and unloved. The water is perfectly clear, but the beaches are littered and very stony. The owner here is emptying his beach bar of booze too, so I guessed their season is coming to a close. The beaches will soon be deserted and the Italians will return home, hopefully taking their screaming offspring with them.