Travel Blogs from Melissi
... there everywhere, they roam around the restaurants, hang out under the tables and beg for food. The restaurant people just let them do as they please. Greek beds are consistently rock hard but we like that. Power points don't have switches and light switches are enormous Food is great particularly seafood, but wine is terrible. We eat a lot of Greek salads, bread, fried anchovies and greek beer. Road signs . . . . only sometimes. Nothing happens ...
During the 6th century BC, Corinth was one of ancient Greece's richest cities thanks to it's twin ports and strategic location for trade. It was sacked by the Romans in 146 BC for rebelling against Roman rule and rebuilt by Julius Caesar in 44 BC, once again becoming a prosperous port. It was here that St. Paul spent 18 months preaching to the Corinthians, who loved to pay homage to the goddess of love in her sacred temple, partying with the temple's sacred prostitutes both male and ...
My last full day, and it made sense to take yet another taxi - this time a 7 km ride inland to Ancient Sikyon. I only found out about this place earlier this year when I saw it on a tourist map of the Peloponnese; no-one had ever recommended it to me and I had no idea what I would find there.
The site is about 2km outside the village and sits, surrounded by ...
I left Methoni by bus this morning, reluctantly, as the sound of bells rang in my ears, and with guilty feelings. Guilty because this is the first year that I have not stayed for the St Nicholas day celebrations. My absence is not important, probably not even noticed, but a shame for me none the less. I had debated over whether to leave at 8.30 a.m. or at 12.30, but I had promised ...
... double bed room (and made someone else have the twin bed hehe) the room was beeeautiful!
We went to spend a few hours on the beach, spreading the factor 50 sun cream thick because we were very pale. Then took a walk down the road along the beach to find a pharmacy (because Gabi's foot is still hurting) and a shop for some food. No luck, there were no shops on the beach front. Time to head inland to the local main road. We racked up ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet