This evening I went to the Greek evening organised by my Greek teacher. The evening started with some Greek dancing. I’m not someone who usually enjoys dancing but Greek dances are actually quite fun. We’ll ignore the fact that I… Continue reading
I went to a Greek social evening in Cirencester yesterday, the theme of which was “My Favourite Greek Holiday Destination“.
As regular readers of this blog may know, I attend a Greek class on a Friday afternoon. From these classes, a group of locals all with interests in Greece and the Greek language recently got together to form a “Greek… Continue reading
One part of all holidays that always seems to come very quickly is the day when you have to leave and return to the United Kingdom. You may remember reading a hint on last Thursday’s post that the journey home… Continue reading
One of the places I spent a lot of time at was the accommodation for the holiday: Norma’s Village, in Panormos (Πάνορμος).
The Eastern side of Kalymnos is less inhabited than the West of the island; and a following short drive, only a few kilometers from Pothia, you arrive in the “second” Kalymnian valley.
Mountain villages are very common throughout Greece and many without electricity, roads or a mains water supply still exist both on the mainland and on the many islands.
I am a fan of small villages in Greece, because they usually have fewer tourists and fewer shops. Such a place is accessible from Kalymnos by boat – regular ones run every day from 8am until 12 midnight to this… Continue reading
One of my favourite villages on Kalymnos is Emborios (Εμπορειός), the northern-most inhabited part of the island. Emborios is located about 27km North from this island’s capital, Pothia (Πόθια).
If you have been wondering why my blog hasn’t been updated for a few weeks, the answer is (unsurprisingly) that I have been on my annual holiday to Greece.