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  • Naxos town as seen from the Portara

    The gateway to Naxos

      Naxos is famous for its Portara and its marble. We had a lovely time, but have no special story to tell. Here’s some sunny snaps just for your enjoyment. […]

  • Ministry of seriously hard walks

    Ministry of seriously hard walks

      If you saw just how difficult this is to do in real life, you would never snigger again. Especially when you discover those shoe pompoms are hiding a dagger! […]

  • Many stonemasons worked tirelessly at Delphi

    The high priestesses of Delphi

    We try not to offend any  culture, but worshipping a woman who’s stoned all day, mumbles incoherently and then takes all your money? Come on Delphi, what were you thinking? […]

  • The monasteries have dominated the skyline of Meteora for centuries

    The magic of Meteora

      There are few places in the world, if any, where James Bond, religion and rock-climbing come together, but in a special place in Greece they do so,  spectacularly.   […]

  • Our trullo and Charlie Charleston

    Trading a tent for a trullo

      We’ve stayed in Cathar castles and Berber tents, nylon tents and wooden cabins – all recognisable structures. But in the south-eastern quarter of Italy we stayed in a trullo. […]

  • Scooter vs. car on the Amalfi coast road

    Flaming like a meteor we hit the coast..

     a road high, high above the blue sea, that hooked and corkscrewed on the edge of nothing. A road carefully designed to be a little narrower than two cars side by side. […]