Tag: 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 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…

Ruins, Paradise Found and Mud Baths

We continued further along the Datça Peninsula towards the ruins of Knidos. The road passed through several small villages, but the road was more utilitarian than scenic, so…