Travel Blogs from Marathokampos
... Samos so you are safe visiting all of those places.
Or- you need to not make any advanced plans and have lots of time and then go where you can get to.
Or- you need to hire a travel agent to put a trip together for you and pay the extra.
3. When greeks say it is not tourist season and the boats never fill up- DO NOT believe them. The boat that you need can and WILL fill up.
4. But ...
Patmos is like no other island we have visited. It's historical sights are well taken care of and reflect a more generous degree of funding. Its past and its present day charms are well advertised with easily accessible brochures and maps. Everywhere is reflected the pride of the residents in their island---from the way they speak, to their recycling programs. Although the island of Patmos itself has, inherently, much to offer, the ...
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 ...
... surrounds this monastery; we walked through narrow alleyways flanked by more whitewashed houses - but of quite different architecture to those on Santorini. Murray and I opted to walk back down to the village of Skala, the walkway was built from stones - like cobbles but very undulating - we had to watch every step - it was still worth the walk though. Rain set in during the late afternoon, hopefully it will be all over ...
When we originally started planning this trip, the goal was to only do things we couldn't normally do if we were constrained by vacation days when working. In the last 72 hours, we’ve made a slight adjustment to the end of our itinerary that certainly lives up to that! As our "Fantasyland" cruise (we’ve started referring to life onboard as Fantasyland - Walt Disney does it for kids, Seabourn creates this for adults) was nearing the end ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking