Ithaca – finding our way to the island of the gods.

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.

Kefalonia – and a nice beach to spend the day on

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

Kefalonia – and a dark night on a mountain

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

Kefalonia – Adventures on a moped

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

Kefalonia – and a life or death moment

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

Friendly Friday – Contrasts

This weeks Friendly Friday Challenge is set by Amanda at Something to Ponder about.  The current theme is contrasts, something we can all have some fun with.  Next week will be hosted by The Snow Melts Somewhere. I had a few ideas about this one, and in the end just chose some items from a… Continue reading Friendly Friday – Contrasts