Copyright 2011 David Brin
"You can't get there from here."
At the time, Pavlos Apropoulos thought his American friend was joking. Now he wasn't so sure.
"Try it and see," Frank had said. "It's less than 250 kilometers from Athens, and I'll bet you can't even get close to it!"
That had been easy enough for Frank to say, sitting in the comfort of Pavlos's Athens apartment. He wasn't going to be the one who went alone, into the wilderness, to test it.