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Greece – Island Hopping – A Weekend in Athens

Day 16 – Back in Athens The near constant sunshine of the past two weeks had come to an end. Waking and opening the curtains in the small…

Greece – Island Hopping – Crete pt3

It was surprising to share the ferry back to Crete from Gavdos with so many familiar faces, from people that caught the ferry over here with us a…

Greece – Island Hopping – Gavdos pt2

Day 11 – Moving House The temporary towel that I put up last night to block some of the sand entering my hammock with the gusting wind worked…

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 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…