Poros, the Octopus Man and Inspirational People – My First Greek Island Solo Trip! April 1993

I was a late starter when it came to visiting Greece. Having had my first child just days after my nineteenth birthday and then four children by the age of twenty five, travel wasn't on my list of priorities. Some years later I'd become a single parent (through choice) so life was hectic - and … Continue reading Poros, the Octopus Man and Inspirational People – My First Greek Island Solo Trip! April 1993

Further Explorations on Poros

We are up early today and have decided to walk to Faros which sits on the Western tip of Poros.  It's a really nice walk - the spring temperatures are just perfect in the morning.  We grab some pastries for breakfast and head off along the coastal road. We pass both Love Bay and Russian … Continue reading Further Explorations on Poros

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!

Preparations for a Trip to the Peloponnese

I have a very good feeling about this trip and it has come at exactly the right time.  The pressures of work are beginning to tell and I am desperate for sunshine, good food and all things 'Joi de vivre' that beautiful Greece will offer. I am particularly excited about the opportunity to observe the … Continue reading Preparations for a Trip to the Peloponnese