Travel Blogs from Neos Marmaras
... super smart Greek people company:) The same day we hitchiked towards Bulgaria but after we reached Thessaloniki and took a bus out to the outskirts of it, it became dark and we couldnt find any promised gas station there. So we just took 3 hour bus ride there and back! Happily my wonderful friend Despina found us a place to stay in Thessaloniki! We couldnt have been more thankful!
Next morning we took a bus to Sofia!
... rich history. It was one of our most interesting in terms of travel and navigating, we learned you have to ask at least 4 Greeks for directions and then find a tourist to get the correct directions. Everything is in Greek and is impossible to understand, they don't believe in maps except for hand drawn ones and they talk incredibly fast....now I know where the saying"it's all Greek to me" comes from. I used it often!
Their food ...
Saturday May 28th …today we are traveling from Skiathos to Thessaloniki….the ferry to Volos left Skiathos at 2:15 pm, so we had to catch a ride from the hotel down to the bus stop , then caught a bus to the port to catch the ferry. The ferry ride took 2.5 hours and was really nice…once we got to Volas we had to find the bus station, we asked about 5 different people and got 5 different directions. Finally we came across 2 English girls who were coming from the ...
... around it.
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... required (by the monks) 500 metres distance from the shore and the trip would let us see the sacred Mt. Athos and the monasteries, so we could tick it off our UNESCO World Heritage list of sites seen.
We drove to the town of Ouranopolis and found a lovely little beachfront hotel, bargaining the price down to 30 euros for the night. The hotel was full of old Greek men and we were confused about this, then it dawned on us, they were either ...
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed