Adamski, a police officer in Berlin who investigates organized crime, first started going to a nudist camp at a lake outside Berlin after he met his wife, whose family owned a cabin there. One weekend, when he had just about gotten used to stripping in front of his in-laws, he bumped into the highest-ranking colonel in his precinct — who promptly challenged him to a game of table tennis. Adamski said as he prepared to join a triathlon where the swimming and running portions of the race were naked. Germans love to get naked. They have been getting naked in public for over a hundred years, when early naturists rebelled against the grime of industrialization and then the mass slaughter of World War I.
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Please refresh the page and retry. You have to feel sorry for British naturists like myself. Personally I blame Sid James. In fact, all nude bathers really want to do is swim and soak up the sun without the encumbrance of a pair of shorts. And, somewhat unlike over here ask naked rambler Stephen Gough , the activity is totally legal.
Updated July 24, The handful of remaining nudists in a northern West Australian tourist town are fighting to maintain their lifestyle, in the face of increased beach traffic, judgemental tourists and sneaky photographers. Since the s, naturists have gathered on a section of Broome's famous Cable Beach known as "north of the rocks", to sunbake, fish and swim in the nude. But veterans of the scene say about a decade ago, things began to change. The local tourism industry boomed, and suddenly, the nudists were coming under close scrutiny.