Travel Blogs from Kastoria
Long,long day. three border crossings, Montenegro, Albania and Greece.left 7:30 am arrived 8:0 pm. Finally got my sat nav working, first time since France.My sat nav is about 4 years old and I,d thought I had managed to copy over all of the maps I needed to the memory card, wrong! Luckerly Peter our support truck driver is a star ...
After a lovely visit to Dubrovnik Will and I have been making our way further down the coast. So much to say!
Dubrovnik - Kotor
Kotor - Bar
Bar - Skhoder
Skhoder - Tirana
Tirana - Lake Ohrid
Apart from the volume of people on the coast, we both fell in love with Montenegro's Kotor Bay, yet another UNESCO site. The huge bay stretches it's clear water inland in 3 directions, providing us with a stunning flat 50km ...
From Thessaloniki we travelled to Kastoria, and waited there for the other bus who goes next to the camp!
We met Francesco there, very nice Swiss guy, who we became
friends with, in rainbow family! We met a latvian guy, a slovakian, polish, israelians and many more while we were on the bus, people have already started
to play music with all kind of instruments...like wooden flutes and santur, many drums and classical instruments! it was like heaven for us:) when we ...
Personal history aside, there is not much to do in Lechovo. Life moves at its own pace - slowly.
Pensioners sit in their favorite chairs in their favorite cafes complaining about the Germans. I repeatedly heard that Greece is, again, under German occupation. Greeks may not be facing the end of a German bayonet this time but something more terrifying - stealth economic warfare and a 50% reduction in their retirement checks (a.k.a ...
... story well before I arrived. I heard over & over again when we arrived. Villagers stopped us in the street and recanted the story -- detail by detail.
His name was Fr. Constantine. Some say he was illiterate others say he was stubborn. One thing for sure is that he had a big heart. When a rich, childless Serbian couple came through the village in the late 1880's looking to adopt a son, Fr. Constantine offered them to ...