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A-Z of My Favourite Holiday Destinations: Thassos

Icon Written by Fred Hart on June 30, 2020 – 21:35

The Northern most island in Greece is my destination of choice for T. Thassos, where I first went 19 years ago, has no airport and but can be reached by ferry from either Kavala or Keramoti.

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A-Z of My Favourite Holiday Destinations: Ioannina

Icon Written by Fred Hart on May 3, 2020 – 19:08

Ioannina, the capital of Greece’s Epirus region. So much has happened since I was there at the start of February! That was a great weekend.

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A-Z of My Favourite Holiday Destinations: Galissas

Icon Written by Fred Hart on April 26, 2020 – 19:33

Galisass (Γαλησσάς), the small village on the Greek island of Syros in the Cyclades. I enjoy Syros so much that after first visiting in 2013 I have been back 3 more times in 2014 and 2015 – and in 2019 it became the furthest point from home I have driven in my small but mostly […]

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A-Z of My Favourite Holiday Destinations: Athens

Icon Written by Fred Hart on April 11, 2020 – 13:02

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.

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My 2020 Holidays Are Booked!

Icon Written by Fred Hart on January 19, 2020 – 19:50

With 2020 now well under way I’ve more or less booked all my holidays for the year ahead.

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Around the Island :: Γύρο από το Νισή

Icon Written by Fred Hart on May 25, 2019 – 21:04

Today I’ve done my own self-guided tour of Thassos and have driven a whole lap of the island.

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47 Days to Go…

Icon Written by Fred Hart on March 31, 2019 – 12:51

In slightly more than a month, I set off on my 3 week holiday which will take me further than I’ve ever driven before. After work on May 17th I leave for Greece!

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Rainy, Stormy Halkida

Icon Written by Fred Hart on October 22, 2016 – 18:48

What great weather we’ve had today… NOT! It is that time of year when the weather in Greece is starting to turn. On the plus side, I did see a sort of sunset tonight.

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Greek Referendum

Icon Written by Fred Hart on July 5, 2015 – 09:30

This time last year I was in Athens. One year ago today I visited the Acropolis and I went to the beach in Glyfada. When I see the images of Athens in the news and hear about it on the radio, it just makes me want to be there even more.

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Greek Public Service Broadcasting: ERT Returns

Icon Written by Fred Hart on June 11, 2015 – 23:10

Two years ago today, Greece’s Conservative-led coalition government of Antonis Samaras closed down the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation, ERT (ΕΡΤ) with less than 12 hours notice.

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