Greece

BBQ at the beach

We were looking for a nice place at the coast South of Leonidio and found the bay of Fokianós, where we enjoyed the beach and the greek taverns. Fokianós can only be reached on long winding roads over the mountains and past little villages. At the end we descended to a fabulous bay of crystal …

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Medieval City & Monastery

We had landed at Geraki by accident while searching for a parking for the night. But the historic castle and city was a great experience. Afterwards we drove through the mountains again and visited the Monastery of Elona in the Defnon valley. Incredible frescos at Geraki  We had parked directly at the gate of Geraki …

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Hike @ Polydroso

 We left the coast near Astros to explore the Parnon mountains where we wanted to go on a hike at Polydroso. Harvest time Already the drive through this mountain range was fascinating. The navigation had led us on minor roads taking us through empty valleys and past little villages surrounded by incredible mountains. We had …

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A hike @ Náfplio

Náfplio is a lovely harbour town in the south east of Peloponnese from where we took a walk along the coast and back to the centre. We had arrived late in the evening so we just parked at the big parking next to the harbour and went to explore the old part of Náfplio, finally …

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Epidaurus

From the coast we drove inland to Epidaurus but stopped first at the dolines of Didyma. The famous theatre of Epidaurus Outside of Didyma are 2 big dolines or sinkholes. Former caves collapsed thousands of years ago and left this big holes in the ground. The first is accessible by a steep stairway dug into the …

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Poros & Hydra

There were 2 islands we wanted to visit: Poros just of the coast and Hydra, a bigger but car free island in the south. Poros is separated from the Peloponnese by a 200 m wide sea channel, which we crossed on a little ferry boat. The town of Poros lies just opposite the main land with …

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The volcano island

We explored the volcanic peninsula of Méthana where you still can see the last lava flows of the area. But first we had to do our washing and for this we found a lovely camping, where we stayed directly at the beach for 2 nights (Camping Bekas near Epidavros). Yoga at the beach Spending a …

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@ Corinth

We had to cross the Canal of Corinth to reach the Peloponnese, where we want to spend the next month. Canal of Corinth at night We came up with 4 things we connect with Corinth: – the canal of Corinth – Corinthian columns – the letters of Saint Paul to the Corinthians (New Testament) – …

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Olymp & Meteora

After crossing the Olymp mountain range we reached the truly fascinating landscape of Meteora with its monasteries. Travelling on secondary roads Hairpins on the way up from the sea into the Olymp mountains Famous Olymp mountains in the background Definitely in Greece now Street signs serve as shooting targets Reaching Meteora 6 Monasteries are still …

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Arriving @ Greece

Greece greeted us with a roman play at a historic town and a castle at the sea on a beautiful day. On our way along the coast of the Aegean Sea we visited ancient Dion, a Macedonian city where once Alexander the Great assembled his armies and performed magnificent sacrifices on the eve of his campaign to …

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