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... to ferries with unmarked destinations. Making it eventually trough customs we made it to traffic jam trying to squeeze onto what looked like our ferry. An hour after the designated departure time we made it aboard. With some beers from the Swiss in front of us we settled in. One positive is being able to sleep in the van onboard, making it a very comfortable journey.
... went to the restaurant he recommended Sto Kioupi and had a lovely meal but GJ was feeling a little unwell ( we think from the lunch at Mistras ) so she left early. Dinner was EU 33 which seems to be about the norm. One other thing I should mention here is that the plumbing in Greece is not the best and everywhere you go there are signs in the toilet warning you not to put paper down... certainly takes some getting used to and I won't go into details but I'm sure your imagination can fill in the blanks!!
... been very nice (and English speaking), and I was glad to find that public transport does still run using a clock. Pleasantly audible announcement systems are used on trains too. For much of the trip after SKA we've been in view of water, which is a nice bonus. I realise there's been a total absence of neon, billboards, and chain stores in my time here. Combined with the heat and relaxed population, maybe this is why the country feels so sleepy compared to ...
... mode of transport: the car.
Greece being a member of the European continent is a right-side-drive nation, so it was with strong, but rational anxiety that Leanne took her first few minutes in the vehicle. After a few laps of the car-park for her, and a few moments trying to unfold the world's most enormous map for me, we were out of the airport and on our way. I toyed with the idea of trying to avoid the tolls but quickly decided that that decision was firmly in the ...
We said good-bye to Tanya our guide and Panos our driver at Patras. They were very knowledgeable and were great helps to us on this visit to Greece! If you ever come to Greece we know a great guide! :)
We are now on the ferry - the rooms are small, but the kids are enjoying playing cards, hanging out and having some time to rest.
This will be ...
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