Jepp, I’m in Monster, another great name!
Yesterady (Tuesday), I started the day by walking along the beach around 4 km to Noordwijk. Its was very nice, although the Mule is hardly made for the beach. My tracks were all over the place as I searched for the hardest sand to avoid getting stuck.
In Noordwijk I changed to the bike path, a lot easier! The beach here is long and beautiful, I am really enjoying it!
Made it to Scheveningen by late afternoon and decided to stay.
They have a bit of humor here, even the artwork needs to take a leak!
Woke Wednesday morning with a slightly sore throat. Nothing serious, but I did not need much encouragement to make today a short day, make camp early and spend some time in the sun, on the beach. Found a nice camping in Monster, almost on the beach, and on the beach I found the Bondi Beach Club!
Not the real Bondi, but still!
Went for a walk along the beach and tried to find a break big enough to body surf in. Not much luck, but I found one place worth a try. The water was 20 degrees, definitely woth a swim. After several tries I managed to get a few waves to lift me, but they did not carry me much longer than a few meters. A bit disappointing, but hardly surprising considering the size of the waves.
I had bought a cheap tarp/shelter in Amsterdam and used it for the first time today. Thought it might be a good idea for when I did not want to pitch the tent, just wanted a bit of shade or some extra protection outside the tent. But I am not sure, it might just be more “stuff”.
Almost forgot, met another photographer near Noordwijk and he took a shot of me and posted it on his blog, check it out here.
All in all, everything is great, sore throat or not, but I am feeling a bit restless. Want to get some kms done, to get further south, further from Stockholm. Wonder if I will ever be able to walk off my natural (extreme) desire to always be moving somewhere else?
If not, I’m going to be wearing out a lot of shoes!