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We took a train to get to the coastal city of Patras in order to take a very long ferry ride to Italy. We got this pass called a Eurail Global Pass which allows us to take trains, ferries, and receive discounts for all countries who participate which is everyone we need except Poland, England, and Scotland. So this way we can take a free train ride to get to an almost free ferry to get to Italy! Yay for saving ...
... day. I had a good read and needed a siesta, in 31 deg C, sunshine. I also popped to Ann and Mike's boat for a catch up chat.
All too soon my relaxing time was over as the next day, the sound of the bikes could be heard arriving back in the marina at 12.15pm, just in time for lunch. The three of them had had a wonderful trip, and the new bike went well.
... effectively giving them a two-lane highway. Except cars don’t fit in the hard shoulder unless they are parked: it isn’t quite wide enough or edged properly to allow normal traffic. So cars sort of straddle the edge of the lane, and overtakers just spread onto the other side of the road while almost side-swiping you at truly hair-raising speeds. So we just went slow and tried not to scream whenever another vehicle went blazing past.
Our destination ...
... and/or skills as some people gave the appearance of refugees from a third world country. Despite some other minor problems due to Greek miscommunication we were in our cabin at 4:50 but no bunk bed this time. The boat left dock at 5:40 and we had a window with a clear view this time. We all gathered in the main lounge called Knossos this time because our boat Cruise Olympia is a twin boat to the other one. The "Cruise Europa" ...
... off while we waited for the taxi, the taxi driver turned up early so that was good and then it was back down to the hotel to recuperate.
That night after skiing we had to decide what we were going to do the next day, whether we head up the mountain to ski for the day, for a few hours so we could catch the only train for the day so we could get our ferry or just head to the ferry. Over dinner at a nice little restaurant where we had a massive bowl of pasta each, we decided ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet