How has this hotel rated in the past?
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Palatino Zakynthos Town
Travel Blogs from Zakynthos Town
How do you describe a
different country? It's completely new. Not a new state. Not a new place to
eat. It is completely new and incomparable, but I will do my best!
Now I know that this is a very short entry. Unfortunately just after my arrival I became quite sick. I didn't have the energy to do anything after the long days of hiking to
post in my blog and it’s a great regret that I have. ...
... the occupants were probably out hunting with their dogs, we also passed another pickup with a large Christmas tree strapped to the back if it, a lovely tree for the centre of a village we presume. At the top of this hill we have lunch, the cloud is occasionally breaking up enough to just see the snow on Mt Olympus in the distance, behind us is Mt. Asso, towering above the surrounding hills. We're off again, still climbing, sometimes on good track sometimes in deep rutted mud ...
... then a coach to Volos which is where we are tonight. It is 29 degrees which is a welcome surprise for us.
We trudged from the coach station to the hotel and I was sweating so much that I had sweat on the top lip, you know your sweating when the top lip is wet. After a lovely meal tonight and a cheeky vino we are settling down for a quiet night before our ferry tomorrow. This Island is hard to get to this time of year but I believe it to ...
... the day.
Reaching downtown we noticed Volos to be more Greek and less international than any of the other Greek destinations visited, with few very words not using the Greek alphabet. Grabbing an ocean front cafe, we consumed another delicious Greek salad and a couple of Mythos (beer). We posted the travel blog, but their internet connection did not have enough bandwidth to publish it, so we will need to wait to Istanbul to publish.
Today we got into Volos, Greece early in the morning. We didn't have to be back on the ship until 6:30 at night so we really had the entire day at shore which was nice, except we came to find out very quickly that Volos has absolutely nothing to see. The tours on the cruise ship were all to go see the monks in the monasteries. Although I thought this would be interesting to go see, I did not find it worth the price. We had done a little research and decided ...