Travel Blogs from Marathokampos
... we have now learned about visitng the Greek Isles.
1. Greek Ferry schedules are impossible to predict. The published ones are not always accurate. Many routes don't actually start until high season which is NOT now.
2. So- in order to island hop you need to either pick a ferry line and only visit the places on that line. For instance the ferry goes from Piraeus Athens to Icaria then ...
... is, by far, hands down, much more awe-inspiring. One can see where John slept (makes the wooden pew look comfy) and exactly where he stood to write the Apocalypse. You can put your hand in the same crevice John did to hold on to for support, and run your hand over the rock that split into three when John heard the voice of God. There was no droning, no thoughts of impending plans.....just a sense of the Spirit and being enveloped in ...
We spent the morning on Ikaria, an island untouched by tourism. It was so nice to wander in a village seeing the locals just doing their day-to-day chores, not trying to sell things to tourists. It felt 'real'. In the afternoon we headed for Delos and put the sails up for the first ...
... s trip to Kusadasi and Ephesus. Tonight was Greek Night inboard - we drank Ouzo - one of us having just one sip, ate octopus (suckers and all) and enjoyed moussaka, stuffed tomatoes and bacclava. We also learnt Greek dances and generally enjoyed the evening. Tomorrow, in the late afternoon, we will be walking the streets of Pythagorien in Samos - sadly there won't be time to go to the cave, but at least we set foot on the ...
... and Crete before Athens the day before yesterday. As we sailed out of Crete (the last night before many would leave the ship), there was a sail away party at the Sky Bar. Here’s the scene – Andrea Bocelli playing in the background, waiters in white gloves passing out champagne and caviar, and the mountains of Crete fading into the background. This was one of the many moments I’ve had in the last two days where it made ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Pavlis Studios Marathokampos
Other places to stay in Marathokampos
Kampos, Marathokampos | 2 star hotelfrom $52
Ormos Marathokampos, Marathokampos | 3 star hotelfrom $37
Kampos Marathokampos, Marathokampos | 4 star hotelfrom $51
Marathokampos | Hotelfrom $28
Main Rd, Ormos, Marathokampos | 3 star hotelfrom $62
Marathokampos | Hotelfrom $33