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Travel Blogs from Gouvia
We set off at our usual early time of about 10.00 (where are my 5.30 am starts to Dubai to beat the trucks) to drive to Italy. Part of our slowness was all the goodbyes to Sia of George and Sia's House, Neo Marmara. Sia is a really friendly lady who wants her guests to have a lovely time in her apartments and we did.
It was bank holiday Monday in Greece and though the roads were twisty I made good time to Thessaloniki where we met the motorway and headed ...
... nearly every year.”
Every year? She quickly corrects herself, “er.. every day that is!” Was that really a mistake or did she just try and make us feel better. Let’s just go with it being a mistake.
At one point near the summit (ok it wasn’t really a summit, but it felt close to it) the driver gently eased our coach between buildings with, without exaggeration, only millimetres to spare. “This is a one ...
Hi all, promise pictures tomorrow. The ship doesn't have a good enough network to allow me to do that.
We are at Dubrovnik, at a WiFi restaurant and have updated all entries with photos. We will upload the pictures from today in Dubrovnik.
... fans would be interested to know scenes in For Your Eyes Only were filmed here, as it had another life as a casino from the 1960s.
Now it is a beautiful museum, under the Greek Tourism Management.
The palace is beautiful with interesting displays and the terraces and gardens have interesting statues from both Elisabeth's and from Wilhelm 's times.I will include some photos of some of the statues,
especially of one courtesan ...
... euros each. A conductor greeted us as we arrived at the bus stop and helped us with directions. Great service. Why did Melbourne remove conductors from the city trams ??????? Travel Tip 20 - Take time to meet and talk to the locals when visiting a new city. Their stories bring the local history to life. We left Corfu with a good sense of the simplicity of life on this beautiful island. Another great day in ...