Tagged: greece

Europe 2009 015 (Medium) 0

Lesvos – Where I first tried Ouzo…

Lesvos. Ouzo. Those names will be forever embedded in my brain! Less said, the better. Just so you all know, I have a bottle stowed away in my backpack… We found a little fishing village a way out of town, and stoppedĀ inĀ the ‘local’ for a drink and a bite...

Europe 2009 001 (Medium) 0

Santorini – and mountains of flu medications

Santorini – windswept and stunning. It would have been a whole lot more relaxing, without having to find the nearest doctor in a minor emergency.   We had a severe case of the flu – so much so, that poor Rick felt like trash. Throat, sinus and lungs –...

Europe 2009 002 (Medium) 0

Greek Isles. Not what I expected, but a million times cooler!

I think I expected the Greek Isles to be lush and tranquil. Instead, they’re dry and dusty – with a climate not unlike Australia. The food is divine, the climate is fantastic, the locals are a cool blend of maniacs and hippies.   I think this place would be...

Europe 2009 010 (Medium) 0

Athens. 3000 years of AWESOME!!!

Ok, so I know I’ve been a little slack over the last few days – but I’m on holidays!!   Athens was amazing! After waiting almost 20 years to visit the birthplace of mathematics, and theology as we know it – I was like a puppy with two bones!...