Fourni – Final Reflections and Practicalities

Fourni wasn’t what I expected.  I imagined it to be much more low key – maybe not as quiet as Agathonisi but from the moment I arrived on the chaotic ferry journey on the Nissos Chios it was clear that this is a lively island. Saying that, we’re not talking Santorini here –nor anything like … Continue reading Fourni – Final Reflections and Practicalities

Thymena (Thymaina) Island

Across the straights from Fourni you will be able to see the small settlement on Thymena so close you feel like you can almost touch it.  You will see a cluster of whitewashed houses set ampitheatrically (becoming an overused word!) on the hillside with a small mountain looming above.  Thymena so called because of the … Continue reading Thymena (Thymaina) Island

Kampi Beach and a Trip to Chrysomilia

Although Kampos is the centre of everything on Fourni, I'm keen to get out and explore.  However, I'm still a bit chicken when it comes to driving in Greece plus I'm not sure that the cost of hiring a car and the stress on my nerves is worth it! 🙂 I know that if I … Continue reading Kampi Beach and a Trip to Chrysomilia

Initial Amble Around Fourni Korseon

It’s funny how circumstances can affect your frame of mind.  My arrival on Fourni didn’t start the best way after a chaotic journey from Agios Kyrikos on the Nissos Chios amidst a dust storm at the port.  I must admit I was shocked at the amount of cars and people that disembarked at Fourni that … Continue reading Initial Amble Around Fourni Korseon