Travel Blogs from Kastoria
... on corners or roundabouts, luckerly no damaged to either person or bike. I also dropped my bike at the order crossing getting into Greece, the roads we wet and I missed my footing and over it went! Again no damage except dented pride. Tomorrow we have decided to take motorways rather than the back roads to give us a easier day.
... of the trip, into Greece. I've had such an enjoyable time in this country which so many people warned us about. There are clearly still very strong feelings on the recent Kosovo/Yugoslav war and the people we've spoken to about it are needles to say very opinionated on the rocky past which Albania has had. Theft in Albania is fairly rife, as it is in any developing country, but if you're careful there's no reason you'll be targeted. In the same sense that ...
... Couldn't imagine myself doing that sometime before..now, even with 1000 people around me, didnt stop it! After that we heard shouting about food again! When we went there, everybody made two circles and hold each other hands, sang together, hummed the same tone, huged and bowed for the earth! Then we sat there and volunters brought big buckets with fruit salad, sunflower seeds and raisins and poridge! All the food was either vegan or vegetarian and it was very very tasty! We chatted ...
... waive the water connection fee. I later found out that Lechovo didn't have a water connection fee.
The man on the right stopped by to offer me advice. He owns three pizzerias in New Jersey and is first cousin with my father's best man. I hadn't know him until he introduced himself.
The guy in the blue shirt is the first cousin of the wife of my father's best man. He wanted to know how things were going in America. He hadn't ...
... story well before I arrived. I heard over & over again when we arrived. Villagers stopped us in the street and recanted the story -- detail by detail.
His name was Fr. Constantine. Some say he was illiterate others say he was stubborn. One thing for sure is that he had a big heart. When a rich, childless Serbian couple came through the village in the late 1880's looking to adopt a son, Fr. Constantine offered them to ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking