- Greek Summer holiday, Naxos===Naxos===
Naxos is the largest of the Cycladic Greek Islands and only a 1 hour ferry ride from Paros. According to Greek mythology, Naxos is the island on which the young Zeus was raised.
Arriving in Chora, the main town on Posted by Tiki Touring in Tiki Touring | Nov 23, 2015
- Greek Summer holiday, Paros===Paros===
Finally, the start of our 2 week Greek summer holiday! Arriving at Heathrow an hour before the airport was open for check-ins (have I mentioned how paranoid Gavin gets about missing flights) didn’t go down well with Rachael, especia Posted by Tiki Touring in Tiki Touring | Nov 22, 2015
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/788600/Hydra_Island.jp Posted by shanice.leader in My Virtual Travel Blog | Nov 12, 2015
- Remembering the positives, along with the negativesThis is my last blog about the refugee crisis in Greece, as I've just landed back in England. There are a few last things I would like to share if you have the time to read through.
Last week we had Posted by Poppy90 in Poppy's Travel Blog! | Oct 18, 2015
- Athens[i]The news of Greece has for more than a year, for the most part, been depressing. Seems as if the Greeks haven't been reading about how poorly they're doing.
Cafe life, so often a good barometer of the spirit Posted by Coulter Adams in The Syrian Exodus | Oct 11, 2015
- The stark realities of deaths in the Mediterranean SeaTwo nights ago, I saw a child die.
I was on a shift at the harbour in Molyvos. This involves being on standby for when the coastguard comes in with people they have had to rescue from the waters. It Posted by Poppy90 in Poppy's Travel Blog! | Oct 11, 2015
- The arrival of refugees by boat (Molyvos)I feel I have so much to share but am trying my best to keep this to a minimum and interesting.... It's much harder than I thought!
I have taken a few photos of camp Moira at Mytilini, to show you Posted by Poppy90 in Poppy's Travel Blog! | Oct 7, 2015
- First few days in Moira Camp (Lesvos)So the next day I woke up and was feeling tired. I thought what an achievement it had been that I hadn't had a single cup of tea in 2 days! Then I very quickly realised that an actual achievement Posted by Poppy90 in Poppy's Travel Blog! | Oct 3, 2015
- AthensThe cruise ship crowds moved in slow waves – I almost heard the bleating of sheep (passengers) and the snapping at the heels of the kelpies, otherwise known as tour guides! A small hiccup this morning trying to find the Posted by adtamo in The Wheary Travellers | Sep 30, 2015
- Volunteering in a refugee camp in GreeceSo with visa drama meaning that I couldn't leave the country just yet, or process my key visas for another two weeks, I finally committed to do something that I've been wanting to do since I saw the refugee crisis Posted by Poppy90 in Poppy's Travel Blog! | Sep 29, 2015
- A Month in CreteKali Limines
The first beach day was to Kali Limines with friends Penny & Steve. We spent nearly an hour just treading water in the calm sea; chatting and watching the baby fish go by. Penny was wearing a sunhat and Posted by TangoBiker in Fabulous Fifty | Sep 27, 2015
- The white of MykonosStarted off a bit cloudy and humid with the sun not peeping out until towards the end of the day, but still got to experience a little of what Mykonos has to offer. White buildings with both blue and red Posted by adtamo in The Wheary Travellers | Sep 26, 2015
- Lazing in the sunshineHaving a very relaxing time in Crete. The weather has been consistently hot with temperatures in the high 30s or even low 40s, although it's starting to cool down now (32o). It turns out that I can happily laze on Posted by TangoBiker in Fabulous Fifty | Sep 19, 2015
- Kalimera!Kalimera means "good day" and for each day of our trip we were greeted this way. From the busy streets of Athens to the towel strewn beaches of Santorini, we were embraced by the Greek culture and the friendly community. Posted by empaustian in Directionally challenged, but never lost | Sep 15, 2015
- Day 16: Finding Nemo Means Finding the Aquarium FirstHaving confidence in our bus riding skills after yesterday, Will and I discover a nearby bus stop to the center and then go to the bus station to make our way to the Crete Aquarium.
The Crete Aquarium is the Posted by empaustian in Directionally challenged, but never lost | Sep 15, 2015
- Day 15: Palace of KnossosToday, we spent a good deal of time researching the bus system. Heraklion has a lot to offer, but everything is spread out so it is not easily accessible.
We walked to the center to catch a bus out to Posted by empaustian in Directionally challenged, but never lost | Sep 15, 2015
- Day 14: I don’t read GreekWe woke early hoping to find the city center, the main pedestrian area of town where the major archeological sites are located. Our host left us instructions of how to get there on foot, only a 25 minute walk. For Posted by empaustian in Directionally challenged, but never lost | Sep 15, 2015
- Day 13: Movin' On!Today was a day of goodbyes. Our sweet hosts at Acropole Sunrise wished us good tidings and our cook, Tina, gave us both a hug and a kiss on each cheek.
We spent the majority of our day riding a bus Posted by empaustian in Directionally challenged, but never lost | Sep 15, 2015
- Athens and the Greek Islands George picked us up in his taxi at 5.05am and dropped us at Kalambaka station, where we stayed inside, out of the cool night air. The 5.40am train finally arrived at 6.15am and we arrived in Athens around 11am, Posted by suel1960 in Sue's 2015 adventure continued | Sep 10, 2015
- Day 12: Sunbathing in SantoriniWill and I both woke up to watch the sunrise this morning, had our wonderful complimentary breakfast of greek yogurt, toast, and coffee, and then made our way down to the waterfront to get sunbathing chairs.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/747156 Posted by empaustian in Directionally challenged, but never lost | Sep 8, 2015
- Day 11: Santorini SailingToday was crazy busy. After our complete struggle bus (literally) getting to Red Beach, we decided the best way to see the whole island was to do a sailing trip. We boarded the King Thira boat at 10 am and Posted by empaustian in Directionally challenged, but never lost | Sep 7, 2015
- Sarah visits Germany and we attend a Greek Wedding!I have known Sarah for over a decade now. That is so amazing to me. I feel like it was just a few years ago that I would show up at her place with a bottle of 2 buck Chuck Posted by trackers in ¡Global Nada! | Sep 7, 2015
- The Sun Shines on the RighteousIt's become clear to me over the last week that my natural state is bone idle. I had lots of plans for things I would do whilst I was here in Crete and what have I done? Lazed in the Posted by TangoBiker in Fabulous Fifty | Sep 6, 2015
- Day 24Well today we did look at old ruins. Arrived in Piraeus this morning with the intention of taking the train to Athens and doing the independent tourist thing. But it was hot, there were four ships in port and everybody Posted by John McReynolds in Europe 2015 | Sep 3, 2015
- Day 10: A Warm WelcomeI woke up this morning and snuck outside to watch the sun rise. Our balcony overlooks all of Kamari and I could hear roosters crowing from every direction.
Will woke up a few hour later a Posted by empaustian in Directionally challenged, but never lost | Sep 3, 2015