On my journey through the Ionian I have got a little involved with the Island of Cephalonia for the past couple of weeks. I step now across the narrow channel of sea to its smaller sibling, Ithaca. Here I have made a lot of visits, and had plenty of time to explore almost every inch… Continue reading Ithaca – finding our way to the island of the gods.
My focus has largely been on Kefalonia as I move around the Ionian Islands. There is so much more I could write about this fabulous Island, and I probably will, but for the moment I am going to make this the last blog on this gorgeous gem before moving on to other locations. I have… Continue reading Kefalonia – and a nice beach to spend the day on
In my series of articles about Greece I have been trailing through the Ionian Islands. If you have been following I hope you have enjoyed the journey so far, for now I will continue with the exploration of Cephalonia. As you head down the coast road further, if you are missing out Lixouri and the… Continue reading Kefalonia – and a dark night on a mountain
If you have been reading this series of blogs about the Island of Cephalonia, you will know I left us having struggled to take the journey much past Fiscardo in the North after the last edition. What can I say, a lot of things happened in Fiscardo. If you missed that episode then please click… Continue reading Kefalonia – Adventures on a moped
Vast sweeping mountains, pastel villages crowded around natural harbours, surrounded by tree covered hills that reach out with arms of hardened rock to protect the inhabitants within. Isolated and secluded emerald watered bays provide playgrounds where suntanned tourists swim from white sparkling yachts with wine and picnics on-board. A shiny capital that boasts a stunning… Continue reading Kefalonia – and a life or death moment
So after my first trip to the Ionian Islands I had been captured by the beauty and the serenity of both the country and the people I had found. My first thought that following summer was to return, and that I did, with my girlfriend at the time. And then I went back again and… Continue reading Greece – further adventures in the Ionian
I wrote this series of blogs a while back now. They have sat in obscurity in the darkest archives of my blog, and to be honest have never really seen the light of day. This year will be the 30th anniversary of my first trip to Greece, so I think it's time to give them a… Continue reading Greece – the start of a love affair
There was a time when I would climb a mountain on a whim. I’m not talking about technical climbing with ropes and equipment. No what they call scrambling, where you just find your way up even if it means a little free climbing along the way. I’ve climbed quite a few in my time, Mount… Continue reading Mountains and Motivation