My Final Day in Greece :: Η Τελευταία Ημέρα στην Ελλάδα

You can picture me writing today’s blog update from the top deck (Deck 11) of Minoan Lines’ ship Cruise Olympia, sunbathing as we travel across the Adriatic Sea from Ηγουμενίτσα / Igoumenitsa to Venezia / Venice.… View Post

It’s Raining In Lefkada :: Βρέχει στην Λευκάδα

The change in the weather meant I had gone from 28 degrees, clear skies, Sunny in Glyfada; when I filled up with petrol in Athens I was greeted with a very cheerful: “Καλημέρα, καλή εβδομάδα, καλό καλοκαίρι” (Good morning/week/Summer) to being greeted with Καλό χειμώνα (= Good winter) in Lefkada.… View Post

To Glyfada :: Προς Γλυφάδα

Today saw the start of the long journey North, back to Gloucestershire – but not before spending most of the morning and early part of the afternoon on the beach at Galissas / Γαλησσάς.… View Post

Happy New Month & Happy Summer :: Καλό Μήνα & Καλό Καλοκαίρι

I went in to Ερμούπολη / Ermoupoli this morning and was surrounded by Greeks all greeting each other with the popular phrase ‘Καλό Μήνα’.… View Post

At the Beach :: Στην Παραλία

The last couple of days the Sun in Syros has been quite strong, and I’ve not really done much other than go to the beach.… View Post