Travel Blogs from Paralia Katerinis
... all the expenses related to both options (renting a car vs. travelling by public transportation).
Description: Making of a 3-day-trip, 2 persons.
Option 1: Car (sleeping in the car)
1) Rent: USD 109 (Citroen C1 or Peugeot 107)
2) Gas: USD 75
- Average consumption: 5 l per 100 km
- Price of gas: EUR 1,7/l
- Number of kilometers: 700
4) Parking: USD 10
... going to have to do all this stuff again when we get out of the EU again and re-enter Bulgaria. But hey, they're Turkish, and it's the Balkans now, anything is possible right. I don't think to question it. I probably should have, but I was innocently trusting that it's going to be alright. But I do think it's odd that we are now in Greece. And as we travel along, my concerns start to feel a bit stronger. Sipo thinks it's odd also that the bus is going to Sofia. So I decide ...
... eggplant puree. The dish was accidentally put down in front of Nathan nd I made the mistake of telling him that he could start eating without me. It wasn't until Nathan's meal came out that we realised that he was eating the dish that I ordered! Nathan's meatballs on bread was no where near as good ha! The night train from Thessaloniki to Istanbul was a 10-11hr trip from 10pm to 8/9am. The seats were ...
... and rest at refuge A. The highlight of the day was definitely the final climb to the peak of Mytikas. From below, the rock scramble to the top of Mytikas looked very daunting and dangerous. The Russian and Estonian guys got chicken and bailed at this point. They decided that it looked far too dangerous to be worth the risky climb to the peak. Without proper climbing gear it is a dangerous climb up a steep rock face (one slip and your mince meat ...
... wiles of man. 2 hours in and we are starting to feel the pain. The decision not to (a) carbo-load and (b) bring any sort of fluid was a mistake – a biggie. We are feeling tired, hungry, and dehydrated. We pass close enough to the river that we can smell it and hear it, but the path has other ideas and we begin to climb again. We begin our descent a time later when hope springs forth again. Before we know it we are languishing beside an icy river of cool, fresh water. We can ...