Category: Greece

Greece – Island Hopping – Gavdos pt1

Day 8 – Goodbye Loutro, Hello Gavdos The last morning in Loutro started the same as all that came before it – sunrise, swim, sfakian pie. Once this…

Greece – Island Hopping – Crete pt2

It was only a short hop on the ferry from Agia Roumeli to Loutro, after completing the hike down Samaria Gorge. I didn’t know much about Loutro, other…

Greece – Island Hopping – Crete pt1

Long before we landed in Crete, or could see the coastline, we could see the mountains looming large. I was especially amazed by the size of the mountains,…

Greece – Island Hopping – Santorini pt2

Day 2 – Santorini by Scooter Maybe it was the (light) drinking, maybe it was the long active days, but I managed to sleep through the entire evening,…

Greece – Island Hopping – Santorini pt1

I admit, when I left Europe and moved to North America, I didn’t think I’d be going on vacation in Europe again for quite some time. I thought…

Euro Road Trip – Thessaloniki

Day 201 We’d had a very full day of sightseeing yesterday in Athens. We were a bit sore, and slow to get going today. It wasn’t helped that…

Euro Road Trip – Athens

I’m continually surprised at the distances in Greece. Not only at how much further places are than they appear on a map, but also at how much longer…

Euro Road Trip – Ionian Coast and Delphi

We’d stuffed ourselves with cheap (and delicious) gyros before leaving Meteora. Risa lasted less than 15-minutes before passing out in an afternoon nap, while I tried my hardest…

Euro Road Trip – Meteora

We were prepared, and fully expecting, a long drawn out border crossing, since we were now passing back into the EU. It wasn’t quite smooth sailing, but at…