Arrival at Gythio

From Sparta the bus journey take about one and half hours to Gythio and it's a really pleasant journey.  The bus station at Gythio is just on the edge of the town and it's about a 15 - 20 minute walk to our hotel.  The distance isn't far but typically the pavements have been built … Continue reading Arrival at Gythio

Poros – First Time Back in 24 Years!

Shortly after saying our goodbye's to Magnus, the bus continues past the Psifta wetlands where we get a glipse of the lake full of pink flamingos.  What a shame I didn't have my camera to hand but a magnificent sight all the same.  We finally arrive at Galatas.  We only have a short time to … Continue reading Poros – First Time Back in 24 Years!

Epidaurus and then on to Poros – and a Strange Coincidence!

We meet Magnus and breakfast again.  We confirm plans to meet at the bus station the follow day to catch the bus to Galatas. Today we are visiting Epidaurus by bus.  The Peloponnese really does have an excellent bus service and I hope that my series of posts demonstrates  that you don't need to hire … Continue reading Epidaurus and then on to Poros – and a Strange Coincidence!

A Whirlwind Tour of Nafplio, Tiryns and Drepano – and a Chance Encounter!

We slept well at the King Othon.  When we came down for breakfast we were told that instead of breakfast in the courtyard, it would be served at their sister hotel the Victoria just a few buildings away.  The Victoria was a more modern building but the buffet breakfast was top notch. As we ate … Continue reading A Whirlwind Tour of Nafplio, Tiryns and Drepano – and a Chance Encounter!

Leaving Tyros and on to Nafplio

This post is published 3 years after the event so details are sketchy.  Although my memory may falter, hopefully the photographs will compensate. Easter in Tyros was magnificent.  A totally unique and exceptional experience.  But now it is time to move on to Nafplio.  In the middle of the two kilometre stretch of beach in … Continue reading Leaving Tyros and on to Nafplio