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Stories from travels in

Greece

Sailing in Greece: Tips

Now that the world has stopped spinning and I’ve gotten my landlegs back, I’ve had time to reflect on advice I could offer if you’re

Ancient Athens

While I was laid up in the Air BnB with a busted foot, and keeping my walking to the minimum, Himself took off to explore

Athens, Greece

Psyrri Square, in the heart of the Athenian neighbourhood that bears its name, is one of the historic eight squares of Athens. Five main streets

Sailing in Greece: Poros

The first thing I noticed about Poros wasn’t the view of Galeta across the 200-metre-wide channel that separates the island from the mainland. It wasn’t

Sailing in Greece: Hydra

As a Leonard Cohen fan, Hydra had to be on the itinerary for me. It was on this Greek island that he played his first

Sunrise at Ermioni Harbour, Greece

Sailing in Greece: Sounion and Ermioni

With the weather forecast predicting high winds, we headed for a harbour after anchoring for one night off Sounion. There, overlooked by the Temple of

Sailing in Greece: Kea

More than once on this trip, the Titanic has been mentioned. Maybe we’d all been channelling arriving on Kea because it was off the coast

Sailing in Greece: Serifos

I’m discovering all sorts of stuff about myself and my capacity to deal with life on the high seas. I’ve learned that Aegean sea is

Sailing in Greece: Kythnos

We didn’t get to board the boat until 5 pm so I had plenty of time to second and third think the wisdom of signing

Sailing in Greece: Lavrio

It’s a tad difficult to get my head around the fact that for the last 18 months or so, I’ve been keeping close contacts to

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