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Travel Blogs from Kateríni
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 ...
I'm back! Really been trying to test my power lately, thought I'd give myself a little challenge. So I just snuck into Apollo's farm, totally managed to steal his entire herd without him knowing! When they started moving i saw their hoof marks in the ground pointing right to me, and we couldn't have that now could we. So, in a stroke of genius, I put their hoofs backwards! So now no one knows where they could've gone! Ha! Good luck Apollo, I totally outdid myself here!
... in the village sipping chilled coca cola with a traditional greek hut I purchased at the local souvenir shop. 15 minutes later I was throwing my rucksack in the bonnet of the cab.
Time to head south, well almost. Katabaka was 170km away or 5h on a direct train. The train cars were packed with Greek folks and many international tourists, successfully preventing me from a sitting position. Standing by the window and staring pointlessly at ...
... I unpacked and showered. For a reasonable price of 40 Euro I could enjoy a big room with decent bathroom and mini bar and TV. But again, the windows overlooking the Olympia were worth every penny.
The hike to the Olympia mountains were anticipated and was soon to be materialised. Or not? The evening was spend wandering narrow streets and window shopping. The next day was a big day
... of Persephone in fresco along the inner chamber.
Because this guided tour is going on inside Nicholas's head, you see this
particular fresco as incredibly sad and poignant; the story of Persephone is
that Hades saw her, thinks she's a hotty, kidnaps her for the purpose of
marriage, then her dad Dimiter arranges to descend into hell to rescue
her. Eventually he and Hades work out an agreement whereby she gets to
leave the underworld for ...