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Twenty years later

È l’isola! As in the 1991 film, we all wanted to exper­i­ence life in a small island. It was the sum­mer of 1993, we arrived here because at the time it was an almost deser­ted island, totally unsuited for mass-tourism — just one derel­ict camp­ing, no accom­mod­a­tion except for private rooms. There were just two fer­ries per week: …

Dead dolphin on the beach

A walk in the desert

We went by taxi to Diem­béreng (pic­tures here). I vaguely remembered some­thing on the guide­book along the lines of «you can get a taxi back or you can walk 6 km on the beach», so we decided to just walk back. And yes, we were in the wrong vil­lage: we ended up walk­ing 14 km along this beach. Just cows, …