Leaving Alexandroupolis and Back to Athens

Leaving Alexandroupolis and Back to Athens

My proposed trip to the Evros Delta was a washout. I received a call from the organiser in the morning to say that storms had been forecast so the boat trip would not run. Of course, I was disappointed but I was able to retrieve some of the time at the History Museum of Alexandroupolis….

Soufli – It’s all about the Silk!

Soufli – It’s all about the Silk!

Today I had in mind to visit the town of Didymoteicho, North East of Alexandroupolis. T, the teacher that I had met on Samothrace had told me about her home town and its castle so I thought that it would be an interesting place to visit. Marianna told me that Soufli, known for its silk…

Leaving Samothrace and on to Alexandroupolis

Leaving Samothrace and on to Alexandroupolis

I know I say this every time I leave a place but on this occasion, I have most definitely only scratched the surface of what Samothrace has to offer. I make a mental note to return one day and explore a little deeper. I’ve yet to explore the hiking trails on the Fengari peak. I…

Leaving Xanthi and Arrival on Samothrace

Leaving Xanthi and Arrival on Samothrace

Rightyhooo then – a quick photo-dump of some of the images of Xanthi that I haven’t yet had a chance to include in the previous posts. Here are photos of the former home of composer ┬áManos Hadjidakis, the old town hall, the Church of St Vlasios, Muzaffer Bey Mansion – and more. Xanthi has been…