‘Freedom’ for Greek beachgoers – under drone’s watchful eye

Posted by on May 17, 2020 11:27 am
Categories: Global Stories

As southern Europe begins to emerge from lockdown, new rules of tourism take shape

In the midst of their first heatwave of the year, thousands of Greeks were released on to the Athenian Riviera this weekend to do what beachgoers love to do: swim, lounge and lap up the rays. They were not disappointed.

“Life! Freedom! A break of fresh air,” enthused Maria, a retired bank worker, relishing the scene with her friend Danae. “Relief,” squealed Danae, sitting up and raising her arms to the sky. “At long last, a big psychological relief.”

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