I’ve been inspired by Victoria Hislop’s current project on Twitter – She’s tweeting an A-Z of her favourite places in Greece. Many places I’ve been to, many I haven’t. Continue reading
It was a warm day today, so when I got down to the coast – although most locals were sitting on the benches in their coats, hats, scarves and gloves, for me it was warm enough to go for a… Continue reading
Ιt felt like an English spring day and it was warm enough that I could take my coat off. Warm enough that I forgot that we are only 2 and a bit weeks away from Christmas.
This is in fact the first time I have been to Greece ‘out of season’. It is that time of year when the nights are drawing in, temperatures are dropping and the tourists are leaving.
We left the Underground at Syntagma/Σύνταγμα and walked through the Kolonaki/Κολωνάκι district, going up Ploutarchou/Πλουτάρχου Street until we reached the cable car which goes up the mountain. Continue reading
We spent the afternoon down on the “Athens Riviera” coast, down by Glyfada/Γλυφάδα.
After breakfast this morning Corrie and I took a taxi from Lygia to the bus station (the ΚΤΕΛ terminal) in Lefkada’s main town. Shortly after 09:30 we departed on the coach for a weekend away in the Greek capital Athens.
Today I’ve been to Monastiraki, the University, I climbed Mt. Lykavittos, and I went to the Panathenaic Stadium.
Today has taken me to several places around the city. I really am making the most of my unlimited Athens travel pass. Although this does include the busses, I’ve yet to actually use them: the underground is more convenient.
My first full day in the city was spent exploring Central Athens. After breakfast in my hotel, I headed to the underground to get my 7 day all-Athens travel pass. For €14 I have unlimited travel on the metro, busses… Continue reading