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Sunset and Skopelos

Icon Written by Φρεντ Χαρτ on Ιούλιος 31, 2017 – 10:06 πμ

On Saturday evening we drove over to the West coast of Skopelos, for a late afternoon swim at Μηλιά/Milia, before driving along to Πάνορμος/Panormos to have dinner at a spot where we could see the sunset.

Passing Summer Storm

Icon Written by Φρεντ Χαρτ on Ιούλιος 29, 2017 – 3:55 μμ

Thursday was a cool and overcast day, and the wind was up. Not really a beach day, so in the morning we went in to town to have a proper walkabout there, have a drink with a view, and top up on supplies.

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Σκόπελος: The Island of Mamma Mia

Icon Written by Φρεντ Χαρτ on Ιούλιος 27, 2017 – 12:28 πμ

Σκόπελος/Skopelos is the island on which Mamma Mia was filmed several years ago (was it really as far back as 2008!?). In fact, our accommodation in Στάφυλος/Stafylos was where some of the cast and crew stayed during filming.

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Skopelos Warms Up

Icon Written by Φρεντ Χαρτ on Ιούλιος 25, 2017 – 12:20 πμ

There are several tavernas along the beach front in Agnondas and we chose the ‘Mouria’ to eat at. It was still daylight and not long past 7 by the time we left the beach to go and eat – early for us as we usually don’t eat until 8.30/9 by which time the sun has already set.

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Exploring the Island

Icon Written by Φρεντ Χαρτ on Ιούλιος 22, 2017 – 11:55 μμ

Friday and Saturday have been a busy couple of days, and we have started to explore the island a little bit now.

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Around Στάφυλος Village

Icon Written by Φρεντ Χαρτ on Ιούλιος 20, 2017 – 11:49 μμ

After travelling yesterday, we didn’t go far today. Breakfast was a buffet at the pool bar, with a good selection of things to choose from: Greek yoghurt, bread, ham, cheese, loukoumades (honey balls), cake, biscuits, croissants, hard boiled eggs. I had a bit of everything!

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Safely arrived in Σκόπελος

Icon Written by Φρεντ Χαρτ on Ιούλιος 19, 2017 – 10:30 μμ

I spent much of the early part of the flight looking out the window spotting places I’d been: Calais could be seen clearly as could Brussels, much of the German Rheinland and Bavaria. I gazed out the window for hours longing to be down on the ground driving the Autobahns and Bundesstraßen, radio playing loud and windows rolled down – much better than being stuck in a tin can, even if like today there were quite a few empty seats.

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Behind the Scenes: President Obama Visits the Acropolis in Athens

Icon Written by Φρεντ Χαρτ on Νοέμβριος 20, 2016 – 5:27 μμ

This week, President Obama got the chance to visit the Acropolis in Greece. Watch the President reflect on standing at the birthplace of democracy during the final overseas trip of his presidency.

Σαββατοκύριακο στην Αθήνα

Icon Written by Φρεντ Χαρτ on Αύγουστος 14, 2016 – 8:51 πμ

Πήγαμε με το μετρό για Σύνταγμα και φάγαμε πίτα γύρος σε μία ταβέρνα στο Σύνταγμα. Μετά, κάναμε εκδρομή γύρο τις Αθήνας με το λεωφορείο του City Sightseeing.

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Παραλία & Πισίνα

Icon Written by Φρεντ Χαρτ on Αύγουστος 12, 2016 – 1:06 πμ

Η παραλία στη Λυγιά έχει καθαρά και ήρεμα νερά. Ο ήλιος έλαμψε όλη την ημέρα και έκανα ζέστο. Κάναμε μπάνιο στην θάλασσα και εγώ διάβασα το βιβλίο μου στην παραλία.

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