Travel Blogs from Tolon
... shaded by large trees so that was some relief. We got a fresh oj from a rip off stand - paid €4 for a large glass - but that gave us a quick sugar hit and is very refreshing with its intense mediterranean flavours. We still needed a rest when we got to the theatre and sat in a couple of ancient pinky marble high backed seats which were actually very comfortable before making the climb up the top.
... our existence in this world.
The theme of the writer of Ecclesiastes (likely Solomon) seems to be that life is all meaningless, at least that is the initial premise he concludes from all his observations. He states this over and over after considering several events and patterns that he sees in the world but finds no purpose in them, it is all like trying to catch the wind (cf. 1:2, 12, 17; 2:11, 17, 23; 4:6,16; 5:16; 6:9). The secrets of the world ...
... hustlers. May 2, Island of Mykonos, Greece. Beautiful, mystical Mykonos, a sun drenched Jewel in the South Aegean Sea. In the 1970s young Australians holidayed here in droves and the Australian accent is recognised immediately. We stroll the waterfront admiring the bright white buildings, then take to the little back streets and browse through the shops. Afternoon finds us sipping the local wine at a waterfront cafe, waiting ...
Friends & family ask "what do you do all day?" It is amazing how busy we are though as everything is back to basics.
We sort of keep "Greek" hours now apart from the siestas. Breakfast about 9; lunch about 2-3 and dinner about 8-9pm. We start the day as normal with a shower and if we are at anchor that means running the engine for an hour or so to heat the water while we are having breakfast. There is always something to do in ...
... hotels" and "graffiti art"; after swimming and violating chronology in the narrative I explored what must have been a pretty nice sea side hotel/restaurant before the recession but was now a waste receptacle and nifty playground. In case you didn't know this, Greece has been really rocked by the economic crisis, and there's evidence of it everywhere. We arrived in time to go swimming in what I think was the Aegean Sea but what ...
Other places to stay in Tolon
Bouboulinas Str. 13, Tolon | 3 star hotelfrom $65
52 Sekeri Tolo , Tolon | Hotelfrom $52
8, Karaiskaki, Tolon | 4 star hotelfrom $53
Bouboulinas 26, Tolon | Hotelfrom $53
Ring Road Tolo, Tolon | 3 star hotelfrom $54
Xanthou St 9A, Tolon | 3 star hotelfrom $77
Tolon | Hotelfrom $67
Bouboulinas 7, Tolon | 2 star hotelfrom $49