Bangor Daily News: Five Reasons You Might Be A Thalassophile
Posted on May 30th, 2016
I know what you are thinking, so I’ll cut right to the chase: A thalassophile is a lover of the sea. There are people who enjoy the ocean, and then there are those of us who love it, and need it. Whether we depend on it for happiness, relaxation, a livelihood, a home, or for nourishment, some people simply must be near the sea.
I know that I am a thalassophile. I live, work, and play on the ocean. Of course I love the mountains too, but I can’t imagine living far from the ocean. I am drawn to the endless horizon, the opportunities for adventure, and the fresh salt air. It’s not just that I am obsessed with boats, but that I also love the sea beneath them.
Here’s five reasons you might be a thalassophile as well: