Travel Blogs from Kastoria
... a headache so bagged any alcohol which was not the end of the world. The LB tried to pour some wine for U/K with the top on. Favourite cities was the topic to conclude things. Dinner dragged on for more than two hours. Half of them, with nothing better to do, are still in the restaurant.
Ian had been able to get wifi but I've tried near reception to no avail. Will try in Greece tomorrow. Need an aspirin and a good night's sleep. Bagged out after 2130.
Long,long day. three border crossings, Montenegro, Albania and Greece.left 7:30 am arrived 8:0 pm. Finally got my sat nav working, first time since France.My sat nav is about 4 years old and I,d thought I had managed to copy over all of the maps I needed to the memory card, wrong! Luckerly Peter our support truck driver is a star ...
... very courteous/curious and give us as much space as they can give.
We stopped for a day in Tirana, where a friend's father, Andrew Thorburn, got us in touch with a lovely lady who organised for several people to come to our hostel and show us a bit of Tirana life. The contrast in Tirana surprised me, with the outer areas being extremely basic and the central part being really well done up with nice cobblestone streets and a smart area full of ...
... top of the mountain with a small taxi bus, we were greeted with hugs of random people there! Everybody told us: welcome home! We saw the view around us and it was incredible, the peaks of the mountains and the sun hidding behind them! we were 1800meters high and we already felt the cold getting into our bones, so we quickly built our tent and we heard a mass of people shouting: Food circle! NOW! then we heard it again but much closer, it was unbelievable sound! We climbed up the ...
... school teacher. Of course, Suze is third cousins with Lydia and Tanya. We also learned that Suze was the third-grade teacher of Maria Hnaraki who is Director of Greek Studies at Drexel University where Lydia is in last year of studies. Needless to say, Maria Hnaraki has one professor, Theodore Katerinakis, associated with this program who currently sponsors Lydia in an independent course at the Orthodox Academy on Crete. Lydia's thesis discusses ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking