No kisses, hugs: dealing with virus distancing measures


From Tunis to Marseille and Madrid to Athens, the physical distancing guidance issued by the World Health Organization to stop the spread of coronavirus is changing ways of the Mediterranean people – who are very fond of using hugs or kisses to greet.

“This is the Mediterranean Sea. We like to say hello. We like to kiss each other two, three, four times, depending on the region.”

A resident of Athens misses kisses: “We miss the hugs, the kisses. Especially for our loved ones, our grandchildren and our children. But health…



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A free-thinking individual who strives to maintain psychological balance between the two polar aspects of Human Nature; Desire and Conscience. However, These conditions can never be balanced because inertia will carry us to extremes. Balance is a constant struggle therefore I live by the principles of the HERU Interface