Travel Blogs from Kalavrita
We took a train to get to the coastal city of Patras in order to take a very long ferry ride to Italy. We got this pass called a Eurail Global Pass which allows us to take trains, ferries, and receive discounts for all countries who participate which is everyone we need except Poland, England, and Scotland. So this way we can take a free train ride to get to an almost free ferry to get to Italy! Yay for saving ...
... where Martin went with Debbie and Jeremy to see and exchange the bike they had travelled on for the new more powerful bike. They are chuffed to bits with the new bike.
They all booked into an hotel for the night and went 'out on the town', trying some of the bars and eventually stopping at a restaurant for a proper meal.
Meanwhile back at base, I had a ...
... 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 ...
... by the Canal, or go to the Perama Restaurant. Chiara let the ones stay (3) to eat at the restaurant with AC where we were, and the rest went to the Perama (no AC) but to pick them up on the way back. Everyone liked their meals again as did we and It was only 25 Euros for two hearty meals of Musaka, chicken Shishkabob, two wine and two half litre beers. So the lesson would appear that most tourists vote with their stomachs and ...
... do them, we did notice to the side was a small one so we practiced on that for a bit, without crashing and i started to get the hang of it, stopping was a bit hard though.
After thinking i was on the way to becoming a champion we decided to go to one of the runs and because the visibility wasn't to good you couldn't see to far down and it looked alright, so i started a little bit by going side to side but Clove didn't really want to go down so i took my skis off an walked back ...
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