Odysseus Mosaic

Spending a quiet hour with a Roman mosaic depicting Odysseus at the Bardo Museum in Tunis, Tunisia.

The Idiot reflected on his just completed twenty-year walk around the Mediterranean Sea, which will end with his coronation as emperor in Carthage this week, while contemplating a 2nd century AD mosaic portraying Odysseus tied to the mast of a ship to avoid the call of the Sirens. Odysseus was one of the many historical figures The Idiot met during his 1998-2018 MedTrek.

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About Joel

Joel Stratte-McClure has been a global trekker since the 1970s. He lived in France for over 30 years, working as a journalist, before he turned his attention to a unique life-time-project of walking the shores of the Mediterranean. The first 4,401 kilometers are explored in his inspirational and entertaining first book "The Idiot and the Odyssey: Walking the Mediterranean." The next 4,401 kilometers are covered in the gods-filled sequel, "The Idiot and the Odyssey II: Myth, Madness and Magic on the Mediterranean,” published on Valentine's Day 2013. The last 4,401 kilometers will be discussed in the last book of the trilogy currently entitled "The Idiot and the Odyssey III: Alexander the Great Walks the Mediterranean."

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