Travel Blogs from Aegina
I only have a video on this entry showing the organized shallow-water sandy beach - the biggest on the island.
The waters here are shallow but of course there are nearby deeper bays for snorkeling as well. The village is built on a slope reaching down the coast so the view from any balcony overlooking this amazing coast must be …
Arriving in Aegina!
With only 17 nautical miles south o Piraeus the ship's bow turns towards Agina. I was wondering all this time where the hell the seagulls are….but they are here now as if they are welcoming us. I love them but it is always a disaster when I try taking pictures of them.
Anyway the Lighthouse pops out and …
Visiting the Island of Aegina
September is an ideal month for holidays. The days are still long, warm and beautiful and I prefer travelling this time of year than the peak season when everyone else is out. Beaches are not crowded, no traffic congestion, kids are back to school and hotels and restaurants are more affordable. So, before the …
After the headonisum of the busabout tour we thought we woud take some time out of the tourist islands and go to one that a Greek collegue of ours had suggested. Being only 40 mins away from Athens on a hyrdofoil Aegina seemed like the perfect choice.
We stayed in an absolutly beautiful hotel, found the Greek equivilent of an old man pub to drink in and ate some delicous food.
... a tan.
Before catching the bus back we decided to stop and getting something sweet to celebrate Brittany's birthday. We stopped at a cafe and found loukoumades, with honey, nuts, and ice cream. It was heavenly.
We had some issues getting back into Athens (Greece, come on), but eventually made it...even though we had to all get off the bus at one point because Syntagma was still closed from the anarchist, etc march earlier in the day. ...