Travel Blogs from Ouranopolis
... so in the weekday it was empty and indeed we only saw a couple of players.
Apart from lazing on the beach, eating fish and visiting the local mountain villages I can't say we have done much. Amazingly we encountered our second folk dancing festival, this one for the Whit holidays. Of course being non-religious we didn't know it was Whit. Tomorrow we drive across Greece to catch the ferry to Italy and we are hoping for a quiet drive on Whit Monday.
... and amount of beautiful woodland was a testament to the rainfall.
Once into Greece the driving was much easier and you could set the cruise control without fear of pot holes. We arrived in Neos Marmaras in the early evening and settled into our self catering room with a large balcony over looking the sea.
Now sitting on the balcony, drinking Turkish Raki, over looking the sea, 25C, cheers.
... is why it took so long. Our first stop was the beach! Water was amazing! So refreshing having a swim but not long enough before we back on the bus. We then carried on to thessaloniki, our destination for tonight! Loooong bus ride but finally made it n checked into our hostel. Our rooms were mixed up again so tonight I rooming with harriet and Charlotte (Aussie sisters). After some chill out ...
... a run back up the hill and along the promenade beside the sea. Included dinner in the hotel restaurant was pretty good. Roast veges, followed by Greek salad, followed by yummy pork and mashed potatoes, followed by chocolate mousse. The Greek waiters were really cute with their wee bowties. Then off to bed for an early night - its becoming a routine! Off to Gallipoli tomorrow so we all want to be nice and fresh for ...
... Headed to the pool for an hour or so, then had an included dinner at the restaurant - spaghetti with tomato sauce and cheese, coleslaw, potatoes, rice and chicken, and an apple for dessert. The waitress gave Dan some cherries for dessert because she thought he was hungry because he ate everyone else's pasta. Off to bed for another early night after struggling with the wifi to eventually get an email to ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking