Boarding the EGP Athens Express next October 31st has already changed my life !
First I was so excited that I posted the news on my Facebook straight away .. without considering what it really meant … but then … I started realising and becoming impressed and that is how it has changed my life.
I realised I would need a smartphone, up to now I had resisted …. keeping my mobile (four years old … must be a record!) but if I want to Tweet and Facebook photos … well I have to be modern … so here I am, entering the 21st century world with my first smartphone ever.
Second, I realised, I would not be able to carry my library with me …... and that I did need an ebook machine …. It took me three days to choose … and a Kindle Touch it will be ….. and I have already made a choice, my first book will be "My Family and Other Animals" as it is the story of Gerald Durrell's childhood in Corfu.
Then, I had thought I would fly to Athens a few days in advance to get the feeling of what is going on in Greece ….. but no … I'll get there just on time for the EGP Council … so I decided to extend my stay and couchsurf. I found a host in Milos (;-) )! I know you are all envying me now!).
And at the moment I am deep into Agatha Christie's novels, trying to figure out how a detective can be Green. Because of course, the longer you travel on a train, the more you have chances of witnessing a crime. No? That was only fiction? These stories were not true life?
Well, never mind. I am sure lots of exciting things will happen. Lots of new people to meet, new friends to have …...
Now it is time to start working on the trip. I am going to email all the contacts I have in the countries we will be stopping by and meet seniors to convince them to Go Green!