Month: April 2019

Monemvasia – Up to the Kastro and Other Points of Interest

The weather was very pleasant during our stay.  We were very lucky as we had heard about the Saharan sand storms that had blown their way over to the Cyclades.  Apart from one overcast day we had beautiful spring sunshine and the temperatures of an English summer! We had planned to walk up to the …

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Travelling to Monemvasia and First Impressions

Monemvasia has been on my bucket list for a few years but until now I haven’t made a concerted effort to get there.  It is fair to say that the best way to get around the Peloponnese is by car – and this is from an ardent public transport user when in Greece.  The whole …

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Arrival in Athens – Paying Homage to the Travel Man – 48 Hours in Athens!

Athens is the starting point for our next trip.  I’d usually have a day or two in Athens at the end of an island hopping trip because you know that feeling when you leave the islands?  Sometimes like a little bit of your heart has broken off?  Yes, and Athens is a good diversion from …

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