There's usually one brave woman who puts up with a million stares by going topless at your local New Zealand beach, right? Unusually, everyone was in togs this time except for one voluptuous woman who marched naked into the pool, swam to the edge, and hoisted herself on to the far side. A friend and I had one in Istanbul last year - never again! But in Europe not only is it the norm to bare all on the sand, but girls hold conversations with each other while doing it where are you meant to look?! My bikini was embarrassingly chaste next to the standard level of dress, which was not much at all. She then spreadeagled herself beneath a fountain that poured water on her like some sort of fetish porn. Do we all need to lighten up and get naked together?
The two women attendants wrestled our gowns off us as we giggled like ten-year-olds and looked anywhere but at each other.
European Girls Pictures
The slippery foam would've played havoc with the marble if the attendants hadn't had full grasp of us straight between the legs. For more photos and travel tidbits, "like" the Roil Around the World Facebook page. At the beach, for instance. I couldn't decide whether I was going to faint or vomit. It's not that everyone wanders around starkers in the street, but in the right situation nudity is much more acceptable than it would be at home. But in Europe not only is it the norm to bare all on the sand, but girls hold conversations with each other while doing it where are you meant to look?!