No kisses, hugs: dealing with virus distancing measures

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…

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Tecla Chandata