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  • There's something about Greece!Every time I return to Greece I feel an instant affinity for this culture. Over the past 25 years we have visited many different parts of Greece; Athens and Meteora, as well as the islands of Rhodes, Santorini, Paros and Posted by suel1960 in Europe 2019 | Nov 26, 2019
  • Sea day #5Today was yhe same as the other sea days. Breakfast later than usual & then playing cards from 11am throught to lunch time. The afternoon was spent resting. In the evening we went to a show in the theatre. Posted by Duffin travels in Mediterranean cruise 2019 | Oct 26, 2019
  • AthensThis morning we arrived in Piraeus at 6am. This is the port city for Athens. It was still very dark at 7.15am. After breakfast it was on to our bus and away at 8.45. We had a coastal drive Posted by Duffin travels in Mediterranean cruise 2019 | Oct 24, 2019
  • SantoriniUp at 5.45am so we had time to have breakfast before boarding the tender to shore. We were taken to the commercial port for our bus trip to Ouia. It was a steep & winding climb up the cliffs to Posted by Duffin travels in Mediterranean cruise 2019 | Oct 24, 2019
  • AthensOne day in Athens is one day too many. Actually, if you’ve never been to Athens and you love history, then you need at least one or two day to visit the ruins. If you’ve been here before, then it’s Posted by joannereyes in Travel the World | Oct 18, 2019
  • KalamataAnd finaly to Kalamata and back home. [im Posted by UliS in Caucasus | Oct 18, 2019
  • CorinthThen by bus to Corinth and Ancient Corinth. To get to Corinth in most cases you will have to change bus at the KTEL Isthmou bus terminal. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/8714 Posted by UliS in Caucasus | Oct 18, 2019
  • NafplioBy Bus to Mykines and Nafplio. [img=htt Posted by UliS in Caucasus | Oct 18, 2019
  • Syros, last stop in the Greek Islands!Syros is the capital of the Cyclades Islands, so it has a different feel to it. Definitely less touristy, lots of sights, almost like a mini-Athens. The main city is densely populated Ermoupolis, right at the port with a large Posted by margofiala in Lost together...again! 🎶 | Oct 16, 2019
  • Party on Paros!We had a great time with family and friends on Paros! We celebrated many milestones - birthdays and anniversaries, as well as reunions with great friends! We decided to go big for our 20th anniversary and rent a villa so Posted by margofiala in Lost together...again! 🎶 | Oct 9, 2019
  • Mykonos Wow, talk about a tourist destination - that’s Mykonos in a nutshell. The island is a massive rock with very little vegetation. The main center is filled with meandering walking streets that caters to the party crowd and the cruise Posted by joannereyes in Travel the World | Oct 9, 2019
  • Paros Just what the doctor ordered. Yes, after the crowds and swindlers of Istambul this Island in Greece was such a treat. A beautiful little town with their white structures, blue trim, and a sea view as far as the eye Posted by joannereyes in Travel the World | Oct 8, 2019
  • AthenAnd by plane to Athen. The last time i was in the worst time of then Greek economic problems and one could feel it. At least in the central areas of Athen the situation is much better now, further out Posted by UliS in Caucasus | Oct 3, 2019
  • Corinth to NablusCorinth to Nablus Taxi ride via the Corinth canal to the station. A canal was proposed as early as 7BC the idea was abandoned in favour of a portage road, the Diolkos, where the boats were hauled overland for about 8Km. Posted by Valfowles in Granny on the Rails (Part 2) | Sep 25, 2019
  • Special Edition: Escaping to the Greek IslandsOff to the Greek Islands for our 20th anniversary celebration! Hard to believe it’s been that long since we journeyed here to get married. We will return to Paros for the big day, but wanted to explore some new Posted by margofiala in Lost together...again! 🎶 | Sep 23, 2019
  • Bari and Ferry to GreeceWe spent a happy day swimming in the sea, eating drinking and reading on the beach. Its the end of the main tourist season in Italy but still in the high 20's, so fine for us Posted by Valfowles in Granny on the Rails (Part 2) | Sep 20, 2019
  • Athens to Istanbul Today is just a travel day as we fly from Athens to Istanbul. Not much to report except a final comment that the cruise was terrific, the ship and its crew top notch. Waiting five hours in airport not a Posted by JimShirl in 2019ExAd | Sep 2, 2019
  • CreteToday we are in Heraklion, Crete. This is where the famous labyrinth of the Minotaur of Greek mythology is located. Actually, the “labyrinth” is the ruins of the Minoan palace complex from 1600 BC. The Minoans were the first civilization Posted by JimShirl in 2019ExAd | Aug 31, 2019
  • SantoriniThe second day in Santorini we spent on Perissa beach. What more can I say? [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/707330/4525C159-12CC-42EA-85BE-B93F4762374E.jpe Posted by JimShirl in 2019ExAd | Aug 30, 2019
  • SantoriniThe original name of the island was Thera. It was named Sant’ Irini by the Venetians. Today the sole economic activity here is tourism and this is the high season so the narrow streets can be crowded to blockage. We Posted by JimShirl in 2019ExAd | Aug 30, 2019
  • MilosMilos (as in Venus de Milo) is a small island. We took a tour to two beaches. The first was difficult to access but beautifully spectacular. [img=https://photos. Posted by JimShirl in 2019ExAd | Aug 30, 2019
  • MykonosThe first stop on the cruise is Mykonos. Just as beautiful as you expect the Greek Islands to be. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/707330/26843807-C5 Posted by JimShirl in 2019ExAd | Aug 27, 2019
  • AthensWe had the morning free in Athens since we did not board the ship till 2:00. So we went to the National Archaeological Museum. Lots of beautiful things, of course: the golden treasures of Mycenae and a sizeable Egyptian section. Posted by JimShirl in 2019ExAd | Aug 27, 2019
  • MeteoraWe stayed last night in Kalambaka and this morning went to Meteora to visit two monasteries. The thing about Meteora is that the monasteries were built on the tops of inaccessible rock peaks. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/707330/54B0F4B5-096 Posted by JimShirl in 2019ExAd | Aug 25, 2019
  • DelphiThe ancient sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi is high on the side of Mount Parnassus above the Gulf of Corinth. We stayed in the Amalia Hotel very nearby and the view from our room was breathtaking. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/707330/7ADC27CE Posted by JimShirl in 2019ExAd | Aug 24, 2019
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