Confused Stray Dogs & Home

By wadeygc / June 8, 2014 / Greece Blogs / No Comments

Delphi to Home – Day 14 Saturday 21st September We woke up in lovely warm Delphi, the sun was rising across the valley below us and I kept taking more photos as more of it became golden. Breakfast was included at Hotel Orfeas, so as we were noshing away on the continental style breakfast th...

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8Jun

Knee-Deep Cars & the Best Ancient Site in Greece!

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Thessaloníki to Delphi – Day 13 Friday 20th September Thessaloníki is knee deep in cars. If ever you have been to Amsterdam and seen how the bikes are joined 10 deep from a fence and you wonder how the owner of bike number 1 can retrieve it… then imagine the same with cars. They are [...

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8Jun

Mosaiced Out & and Beach Fail

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Thessaloníki & Northern Chalkidikí – Day 12 Thursday 19th September So after 10 days of self guiding ourselves around mainland Greece, Glyn an I felt no shame at paying €2 each to go on the ‘Hop on’ Tour of Thessaloníki bus this morning. It took about 50 minutes, whilst the guide talke...

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8Jun

Big Guns & Bell Ringing Mules

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Mount Olympus to Thesssaloniki – Day 11 Wednesday 18th September I’d set the alarm for 6.30am as we had a mountain to climb, but the bed was so comfy that I didn’t get up quite that early. After breakfast and telling our hotelier, Alex, that we’d left the key in the door as he shouted [&hel...

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8Jun

Wailing Monk Music & Home of the Gods

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Metéora to Mount Olympus – Day 10 Tuesday 17th September It was a bit damp when we woke up in Hotel Sydney, Kastraki but it soon brightened up. By the time we got to our first Monastery of the day, it was very sunny, though not as hot as the Peloponnese. We started at Varlaam […]

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8Jun

Amazing Cave & Ridiculous Skirts

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Pérama to Metéora – Day 9 Monday 16th September The alarm woke me up at 7.30 but I refused to believe it was this time as it was dark and foggy, yes I said foggy, outside. So foggy, I couldn’t see the huge looking mountains that I knew were directly behind our hotel. So I […]

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8Jun

Posing Tourists & Dicing with Death on Greek Roads

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Olympia, Chlemoútsi Castle & Central Greece – Day 8 Sunday 15th September We woke up in the our least favourite stop of the holiday so far feeling a bit grimy. It had been so hot without any aircon, we couldn’t open the balcony door because when we did, a massive mosquito zoomed in and...

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8Jun

Mountain Roads & A Lack of Cats

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Loúsios Gorge & Olympia – Day 7 Saturday 14th September I wrongly thought my alarm clock was switched on, so we both slept until just gone 10am. We must have needed it. We had a quick dip in the pool, mainly because it was there and we saw a wide variety of interesting dead insects [&h...

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8Jun

Baked Hills & Band Tshirts Make New Friends

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Monemvasía to Mystrás – Day 6 Friday 13th September After having last night’s leftovers for breakfast we said goodbye to the lady at our hotel, the Kritikos Apartments, who gave us a large bunch of grapes fresh from some nearby farm as a parting present. We drove over the causeway to Monemv...

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8Jun

Greek Police & That Was Sparta

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Corinth to Monemvasía – Day 5 Thursday 12th September It was so nice to wake up somewhere quiet and nice, although a barking dog did break the silence during the night. We were the only guests at Marino Rooms and so sat alone outside for breakfast. It was pretty simple: bread, Greek yoghurt...

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