Travel Blogs from Paralía
TOTAL: USD 225
Option 2: Public transportation (sleeping in a hostel)
1) Accommodation: USD 90
2) Transportation (bus/train): USD 108
- Thessaloniki -> Meteora: USD 40
- Meteora -> Athens: USD 68
With respect to the fact that from the very beginning it was obvious that renting a car will be more expensive than travelling by public transportation we decided ...
... understand my body language isn't working. Might I also add, it's 1am in the morning at this point. So they go and ask Sipo to translate. She tells them my point of view. That, my god, I don't speak Turkish, I accept what is given to me. I say 'Istanbul to Sofia, Bulgaria please'. It's like fricken Chinese whispers. Who confuses Sofia with Thessaloniki. I don't even know how to pronounce Thessaloniki. Anyway, maybe it's my accent. But they gave me a ticket to ...
... eggplant puree. The dish was accidentally put down in front of Nathan nd I made the mistake of telling him that he could start eating without me. It wasn't until Nathan's meal came out that we realised that he was eating the dish that I ordered! Nathan's meatballs on bread was no where near as good ha! The night train from Thessaloniki to Istanbul was a 10-11hr trip from 10pm to 8/9am. The seats were ...
... it lets you know that your still alive). Within the hour we were standing on top of Mt Olympus where zeus talks to the olympian gods (he wasn't there though). Once we stopped climbing, we started to feel the cold more. I was grateful to have had a big strong fit (loveable) fiancé who carried all my cold whether gear, water, food and camera up to the top of the mountain for me! I'm not sure I would have made it without him. Next, (to our surprise) we ...
... the road should be.
Backtracking and weaving over train tracks, then a doubtful dirt tract, we finally found the main road. As long as the water’s on our right, we’re heading the right direction, so no worries about getting lost.
Thrilled to see a wide shoulder along the road, we took it. But after a few close calls Brian noticed that cars were driving in this ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking