It was cold and snowy in Prague, January 16th 2018, when I was waiting at the airport. My thoughts were already in tropical Sri Lanka. I saw myself enjoying wild nature, running on beautiful beaches and swimming in the endless ocean.
Once I arrived, I took a train from Colombo and finally arrived at a beach, kicking off my shoes. There is nothing better than walking barefoot in the sand.
I stepped on the beach, surprised being there completely alone, looked around and got frozen. There must have been more plastic than sand.
After a short zigzag walk between trash, I stopped. There was a stream, coming from the land straight to the ocean. But instead of water, it was filled with colourful trash.
At that moment I knew I needed to do something ...