Corfu – charmingly more Greek than Greece.
Jun01

Corfu – charmingly more Greek than Greece.

Corfu wakes up from its slumbers from between May and September each year when the locals exert themselves to earn a few Euros to see them through the winter sojourn. Olive groves rest unattended – it’s too much like work (a convenient practice attributed to local patron saint Spyridon who forbade these labours in a vision) – and the narrow rutted roads inland from the coast deter tourists from overcrowding them...

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Existential Olympia
May18

Existential Olympia

This birthplace of purity in thought, word and deed leaves us breathless. Compared with some of the magnificently monumental architectural edifices that exist around the world, walking around Olympia, on the Peloponnese peninsula in Greece, on a baking hot airless afternoon can seem like nothing more than struggling around an archaic, rather derelict building site. In many ways it is but little could be further from the truth, either...

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Kefalonia, thanks to shooting Corelli
Oct27

Kefalonia, thanks to shooting Corelli

Captain Corelli’s Kefalonia If it’s not too much of a pun given what follows – most travel is about setting the scene and knowing the score – never more so than our fascinating journey around this sublime Greek isle. We always think it fun to set ourselves ‘missions’ when visiting new places, rather than just pitch up and then try to make the best of things. Neither of us is keen on just lazing...

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