it is the experience of eternity.”
In former times the only people who lived by the sea were those who had to. The barrenness of the terrain, the destructive power of the elements, the fearsome endlessness of the untameable sea – people sought refuge inland. Now, seaside properties are among the world’s most valuable real estate, soul places per se. What our forebears feared – the wilderness, the vastness, the harshness of the weather – has a cleansing effect on us.