Travel Blogs from Nauplion
... enjoyed a lunch of Greek cheeses, salami and bread in the Syntagma Square.
We walked the streets of the city by the entrance to Fortress Palamidi, located almost 1,000 steps above the city, to find Arvanita Beach. The rocky beach provided the most beautiful and relaxing afternoon where we spent time swimming in the sea and sunning ourselves dry.
We wandered back to the ship and departed Nauplia for our final destination.
... the whole "getting out of a major airport driving on the right (well OK maybe it's the right hand side of the road but it's oh so wrong I every other way!) side of the road" etc......so we get in the car and plug in Jane, our ever so helpful Tom Tom girl we'd used in England, only to discover she didn't know Greek.....well actually she didn't know
GREECE ..... there were all sorts of countries there - she knew Croatia and Andorra for heaven's sake but not the one we ...
... the first one was being served, I saw everyone checking under his or her slice.
It turns out that this year's coin was actually placed inside a cake that was baked and given to someone else. In other words, no one had the coin. Because of this, the family decided to just give me the gift, a red tassel that represents good luck. After everyone was done with their first slice of cake and first glass of champagne, Vatistas’ godfather went around and asked everyone if ...
... area and shut the door to the room. This is how you are supposed to behave! GRRRR
Walked from where we were staying at Athens Studios to the Amalia Hotel in Athens where the tour starts at 08:30. Simon is on luggage duty – he won't let me carry my bag in case I hurt my back. Am not sure how long this will last but I am enjoying it at the moment! HA HA!
There are about 100 other tours leaving at the ...
... Te sun hasn't yet appeared over the surrounding hills
so it seems like its about 6am instead of 8am. The place is deserted
with only a few people wandering around (apparently the phrase 9-5
doesn't apply in Greece). After a quick coffee in one of the coffee houses in the main square of the town, we decide to head over to Epidavros to see the ancient amphitheatre and the Sanctuary of Asklipios ...