Sept 15, great fun and great sailing

Today we had some extraordinary fun: we anchored next to a friend’s boat and swam there to visit and jump from their boat, then invited the gorgeous Giulia back to swim with us and jump from our boat. Just enough jumping so everyone was tired. Then while we had a lil snack, the wind picked up. We had a fantastic, smooth sail that was particularly relaxing. I am remembering the sounds of the wind and occasional splashing, feeling as the time seemed to stop, but then the sky was slowly turning golden ready for sunset.

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September 15 Listening to Beppe Caccia of Mediterranean Saving Humans

It was very interesting to listen to the direct experiences of a sea captain saving the lives of immigrants in the Mediterranean. This is an important conversation and more communication of this kind is needed to overcome the political propaganda.
An event organized by **ChoggiaAccoglie,* in collaboration with Emergency, Amnesty International, Mediterranea Saving Humans and Bottega il Mappamondo.
“Come cittadini e volontari – affermano gli organizzatori – sentiamo le responsabilità imposte dal complicato momento storico che stiamo sperimentando. In questo delicato contesto storico-politico, avvertiamo il bisogno di uscire dal silenzio con l’intento di portare stimoli alle coscienze ed alle istituzioni, affinché non si chiudano nel’egoismo e non si lascino vincere dalle propagande che seminano pregiudizi e odio. E’ importante parlarne perché l’uguaglianza tra essere umani non è scontata e deve indurci a importanti riflessioni. E’ urgente creare spazi di pensiero e di confronto per non cadere nella cultura dello scarto.”

“Nessuno sceglie dove nascere” – Ranjan Giacomo S.
*http://chioggianews24.it/nessuno-sceglie-dove-nascere/ <chioggianews24.it/nessuno-sceglie-dove-nascere/>*

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