Blue Bay Hotel
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... s what happened a very crowded weekend, in Halkidiki. I could not find a five star hotel to stay and by chance I chose to book a room at Alkyonis Hotel! I have to admit that I was pleasantly surprised!
Alkyonis Hotel is a three star hotel of very affordable prices!
It is located approximately 200 meters away from the sea. From ...
... culture as well as the Greek dances.
So I made sure not to miss the opportunity to attend the Greek night, along with my companion.
I can't help but mention that the dinner buffet at the hotel was excellent, offering Greek traditional plates which we enjoyed in the company of a bottle of selected Greek wine.
At 8.30 ...
... so in the weekday it was empty and indeed we only saw a couple of players.
Apart from lazing on the beach, eating fish and visiting the local mountain villages I can't say we have done much. Amazingly we encountered our second folk dancing festival, this one for the Whit holidays. Of course being non-religious we didn't know it was Whit. Tomorrow we drive across Greece to catch the ferry to Italy and we are hoping for a quiet drive on Whit Monday.
... Annie clearly did not get on with Bulgaria but I had much less of an issue with the country...C
Once into Greece the driving was much easier and you could set the cruise control without fear of pot holes. We arrived in Neos Marmaras in the early evening and settled into our self catering room with a large balcony over looking the sea.
Now sitting on the balcony, drinking Turkish Raki, over looking the sea, 25C.... cheers.
The weather signs were clear since early morning… cloudy and rainy despite the fact we’re in the heart of springtime… yet.,, we woke up with an urge of a short outing, just enough for a change of our images and impressions.We started off from Thessaloniki and set off Kalikrateia as our destination.
It’s a small, seashore town of Halkidiki around 30 kilometers away.
We were ...