Monday, March 20, 2023

A surfer’s ashes float inside a bottle from Florida to Oia in Galicia

Secundino Vicente As Marinas is from the A Centinela region in Galicia. The man was walking along the shore when he found a very small bottle of whiskey It was covered with green polyurethane foam to protect it from shock, and wrapped with two dollar bills and a small piece of paper, both laminated.

Secundino catches her attention and takes her. A surprise for this 59-year-old man from Mougas that’s impressive. Secundino opened the jar and found it had been sailing since March 2020.

The next wonder was to find out where came fromnothing more and nothing less from Florida (USA). There was another message inside the boat, as well as a short message transparent plastic tube With a plug on each end about 5 cm. “At first I thought it was drugs, but when I read the note I realized it wasn’t, it was the ashes of a man who had been sailing the seas for almost three years,” he says.

a surfer from florida

The mystery of the ashes inside the bottle belonged to Paul Nichols, a young surfer from Cocoa Beach, Florida, who died at the age of 35. Apparently, according to the letter, he cremated them after his death and as a last will he wanted their ashes to be scattered at sea at the spot where each bottle was located. “So that’s what I did,” Secundino says. “Now part of his remains They already rest on the banks of Oia,

Furthermore, by scattering the ashes into the sea, there were two dollars inside the bottle, with the following message. “Whoever finds this message to take Beer for my health at a beach bar“, read the note which also invited the note’s recipient to hang the bottle on the wall of the bar, “to be a nice beach bar ghost you can take photos with.”

There was even a request to contact the Nichols family. “Tell my sister and my mother. They’ll tell my daughter Zoe that I’m still out there surfing the world.”

Is this is the third time that’s secundino’s family comes a message in a bottle, Eighteen years earlier, he and his sister had encountered something similar off the coast of Oia and are still in contact with a family in Canada who sent the first letter.

puzzle in bottles

Messages in Bottles can bring with them stories worth knowing like those Nichols hey jeremy weir, retired director, who describes himself as a treasure hunter and finds a secret inside a bottle. Except in the case of a British family who were on holiday on the Greek island of Rhodes and wanted to conduct an experiment.

In this way, he threw a bottle containing the message inside the sea. A few weeks later, a fisherman found the bottle on a beach in Gaza, 800 kilometers from the starting point.

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