Only afterwards can you realize that you stayed too long.
Leaving when you don’t want to
As ridiculous as it is, the easiest way to get new climbing shoes in my size was flying back home and collecting my online order there (no delivery to Greece…)
Back to the island
Back at it with new shoes (and unfortunately, a new haircut too)
Hannes bolts a new route. I was the first to try some moves on this virgin 6b+.
Sailing to Kos in the early morning sun.
Hunting a Mermaid
Morning breaks over Kalymnos and Telendos. Entering my first multipitch ‘3 Stripes’ with Justin
A few crucial explanations on multi-pitch rope technique before we start… what could possibly go wrong?!
Half way up ‘3 stripes’
Belaying Justin while he leads…
Γεώργιος chilling in “his” pool, embodying archaic Greek coolness to perfection
“I’m drunken like a seasick dream/ In this dream I am awake/ I am awake” (Jack Johnson, “Seasick dream”)