Travel Blogs from Spetses
After Athene our next destination was Spetses. We took a boat from Athene's port to the island. The ship was a hydrofoil, which was exciting, because I never been on one of those. It is quite small, I think about 150 people can fit inside, but its fast. Unfortunately we had a rough sea and I think with a hydrofoil type ship, …
... Olympics the torch was lit on September 29, 2013 and arrived in Moscow on October 7, 2013 for the longest Olympic torch relay in Winter Olympic Game history. It will travel 123 days and will be carried by a record number of 14,000 torchbearers.
Enough ruins, let's do something different.
The endless supply of ruins in Greece is mind boggling and while we enjoyed visiting all of those ancient places it was time for a change. The island ...
... get lost in the back alleys of the mountain and find a great viewpoint. On top of that, this was once a fortress, so there were cannons everywhere and it still felt old like they were ready for anything that came towards us.
The second Island we stopped at was Poros. We were only there for 45 minutes. I went for a swim and walked along the main road and that was all the time I had. I guess the interesting ...
It’s Friday morning; our last full day here on Donkey Island (as you may recall that’s what my mother calls it) better known as Ydra). I set the alarm for 0730; there is a mansion I want to tour and it is only open until 2:00 pm. We need to get started early enough so we can make it down the hill in time.
John is still resting. I know he is somewhat awake but he can keep his eyes closed ...
... 8217;t exactly figured out the hot water situation but it’s an adventure. Did mention the house is air conditioned. Makes getting out of a cold shower even colder.
I think we will wander back down to the Port today. Oh yeah. I promised to count the steps last night. I quit after 200 but we were only a few steps shy of the door. My new exercise program is stair climbing on exotic Greek islands.
After the long walk down the ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
TravelPod Member ReviewsSpetses Hotel
The hotel is very nicely located, it has its own beach
Has an okay breakfast buffet, but the view on the restaurant is amazing
The rooms are quite old
The elevator was kept breaking down
Its not cheap
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.