Actually, if I had eaten it all, it may very well have been my last supper. The Greeks were eating some sort of green vegetable so we ordered some too. It was chicory and I didn't really like it, a bit too bitter.
Greek Road Trip October 20th 2017 In the middle of October we went on a road trip around mainland Greece. We hadn’t been in Athens since we were young backpackers and all of our other destinations were first time visits. We thought it might be a bit late in the year for the mountains but as it happened the weather was excellent everywhere. Never ending summers are great for tourists like us but it does bother me that autumn and ... read more
Europe » Greece 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
I always wanted to travel and spent a few years backpacking around Europe and Asia working on the way but then for many years, apart from family holidays in Europe, I didn't really do any travelling. I started this blog when we began travelling again in 2008. Now I was hoping to start traveling for longer periods, without time limits because of work, but my plans came up against Covid. But ironically it's also because of Covid that I am now free to travel. During the first lockdown at home, I realized that I didn't want to return to work. I took early retirement and am grateful every day for t... full info