Saronic Gulf Islands (7 to 22 September 2023)

We love the Greek islands, and especially Hydra, so we thought it fitting to come back here to commiserate  celebrate our 30 years together.  Hooray for us! If you’ve seen our previous posts on Hydra, the…

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Cyclades (8 to 29 October 2019)

From Palermo we flew to Athens and caught a fast cat to Hydra.  We loved it so much last year (see earlier post) we had to revisit.  It was as beautiful as we remembered it…

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Corfu Trail, Greece (6 to 13 May 2018)

Eight days, 149kms on a way-marked hiking route linking the ancient pathways and tracks between villages from the southernmost point of Corfu to the northernmost point, along the way crossing the island from east coast…

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Paying Homage to Leonard Cohen

”Like a bird on the wire, like a drunk in a midnight choir, I have tried in my way to be free.” (Bird on the Wire, Leonard Cohen) In 1959, Leonard Cohen was living in…

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Hydra (30 April to 3 May 2018)

Julie: “We should go to Hydra”. John: “What’s there?” Julie: “It has a beautiful harbour.  Cars are banned and all transport is by horses.  Great food, nice town, good walking trails in the hills.” John:…

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