Day 96-100 Atmospheric Athens August 10th 2011 In 1963 the most popular film in British Cinemas was ‘Summer Holiday’ the story where a group of young people take a converted bus to Athens. I don’t know if I was emotionally or psychologically damaged by watching the film at the Roxy Cinema in Blackheath, but since my early 20’s I have wanted to drive to Greece. Spookily here I am driving a converted vehicle, albeit a lot longer route t ... read more
Europe » Greece » Attica » Athens » Glyfa Greece achieved its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories, most with Greek-speaking populations. In Worl... ... read more
Alison and Kim are embarking on a 6 month trip across Europe. Through France, Germany, Austria Switzerland, Italy, Croatia, Albania Greece eventually ending at Istanbul in Turkey. We both suffer from a 'wanderlust' alway wondering what is over the next hill or around the next cove.
We expect to cover 9000 miles and will be travelling in our Mazda Bongo. A marvelous Japanese invention MPV one minute and a camper the next.
We are writing this blog so we can keep in contact with our family and friends to let them know what we are up to.... full info