Travel Blogs from Olympiada
... 39 degrees hot. I took the small walk to my hotel and had a cold Cappuccino which is nice. After a bit of relaxing in the hotel. I took a walk to the 2 Ancient theatres of Larisa. The first one I visited which happened to be the second one built was not difficult to find as it was at the back of the hotel. It was built to provide theatre as the main one I was about to visit was turned into an Arena during Roman times. The second arena was only a short walk away ...
... route I got a call
from the UK office telling me that I was not required to serve my
notice and I could depart the lead yacht the following morning. Big
At this point I had a choice to make,
get a ferry back to Corfu and get a flight home or contact Sunsail
out in Greece and see if they had any vacancies. Fortunately the
manager remembered me from 2010 when I worked there and was able to
offer me a new flotilla route From Lavrion close ...
I'm back! Really been trying to test my power lately, thought I'd give myself a little challenge. So I just snuck into Apollo's farm, totally managed to steal his entire herd without him knowing! When they started moving i saw their hoof marks in the ground pointing right to me, and we couldn't have that now could we. So, in a stroke of genius, I put their hoofs backwards! So now no one knows where they could've gone! Ha! Good luck Apollo, I totally outdid myself here!
... meet our friends Neil and Noel) and spacious enough to allow some spreading of bike bits, tools and belongings. These two fine English fellows would be taking our kids from us, and we needed them to be spotless and behaving. This town ended up being Paralia, on the water outside of Katerini.
Paralia looked like someone had picked up Kuta in Bali, and sat it down here, swapping the people to leather jacketed Greeks, and the scooters to polished expensive ...
... job so far. Just outside the monastery there was a sign saying holy cave - 20 minutes'. Of course we just had to see it, so off we trundled/hiked down a gazzilion steps through the forest to this cave. 20 minutes later (after seeing some very cool black squirrels) we arrived at a stream with a rickety wooden bridge! Very beautiful place though, postcard stuff lol! Next to this stream was another sign saying 'holy cave - 15minutes'. Who the hell makes these signs!? And ...