Re: [OM] Nathan's PAD 2/5/2020: free at last!

Subject: Re: [OM] Nathan's PAD 2/5/2020: free at last!
From: Chris Barker <ftog@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 3 May 2020 12:12:23 +0100
Your photos portray your relief, Nathan.


> On 3 May 2020, at 11:19, Nathan Wajsman <photo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Yesterday, 48 days of confinement ended. As from 6 a.m., people aged 14-69 
> were allowed out to take walks and exercise, as long as social distancing 
> rules were respected, no swimming in the sea, when out running or cycling, 
> stay within your municipality, respect the time slots (6-10 and 20-23) etc. 
> So not complete freedom but vastly more than we have had for the past 7 
> weeks. So I got up at 6 and by 8 I was on my bicycle, cycling towards the 
> hills along the beach road:
> https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-kDkXgcx/A 
> <https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-kDkXgcx/A> 
> <https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-kDkXgcx/A 
> <https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-kDkXgcx/A>>
> After about 8 km, I was at the foothills—how I have missed going there! 
> Exercising on a bike on rollers on my front porch has kept me in shape, but 
> it cannot be compared with being out there in the landscape:
> https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-cQzWBSC/A 
> <https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-cQzWBSC/A> 
> <https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-cQzWBSC/A 
> <https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-cQzWBSC/A>>
> I cycled as far up as I was allowed to. Fortunately, El Campello is a fairly 
> big municipality, so I was able to get within less than 2 km of Aigües and 
> enjoy the view of Alicante from up there:
> https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-QJNz6XS/A 
> <https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-QJNz6XS/A> 
> <https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-QJNz6XS/A 
> <https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-QJNz6XS/A>>
> On my way back, I stopped in the fishing harbour. The boats were in and the 
> fishermen were arranging the nets and whatnot:
> https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-xjPKxr6/A 
> <https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-xjPKxr6/A> 
> <https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-xjPKxr6/A 
> <https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-xjPKxr6/A>>
> https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-zrDPcsS/A 
> <https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-zrDPcsS/A> 
> <https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-zrDPcsS/A 
> <https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-zrDPcsS/A>>
> There were some people on the beach, and a few contravened the prohibition 
> against bathing, but in general people are respecting the restrictions. 
> Nobody wants to risk a spike in infections and a new lockdown:
> https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-PW7HLSL/A 
> <https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-PW7HLSL/A> 
> <https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-PW7HLSL/A 
> <https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-PW7HLSL/A>>
> Today I cycled again in the morning, and in the evening I will go for a walk 
> on the beach, just as I did last night.
> Cheers,

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