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  • Day4


    September 7 in Greece ⋅ ☀️ 32 °C

    Die Feier war in der Villa, in der wir auch übernachten.
    Es waren insgesamt ca. 25 Leute, die meisten Verwandten von Ilias aus Griechenland und 6 Deutsche. Elenas Mama konnte aus Russland nicht einreisen.
    Auf Bild 1 der "deutsche Tisch". Es gab sehr lecker Lamm, Spanferkel und alle möglichen Beilagen. Der Cateringservice hat schon morgens angefangen das Fleisch zu grillen.
    Dann hat Illias Vater eine seiner berühmten Tanzeinlagen vorgeführt (Video), alle haben alle im Meer gebadet und einen Pool gab es auch (und Ouzo).
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  • Day4

    Trauung & Taufe

    September 7 in Greece ⋅ ☀️ 28 °C

    Die Zeremonie fand vor einer kleinen Kapelle statt. Zum Glück im Schatten, denn es waren über 30 Grad.
    Zuerst war die Trauung bei der unter anderem die beiden zwei durch ein Band verbundene Kronen aufgesetzt bekamen (Bild 4) und dann drei Runden drehen mussten und mit Reis beworfen wurden (Video).
    Danach kam noch die Taufe des Kleinen. Er wurde ausgezogen, einmal komplett mit Olivenöl eingerieben, ins Taufbecken getaucht und dann in neue Klamotten gesteckt. Fand er alles nicht so spaßig, aber wir fanden es gut.
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  • Day47

    Wenn am Abend die Sonne

    December 8, 2019 in Greece ⋅ ☀️ 16 °C

    Immer wieder erleben wir diese wahnsinnig tollen Sonnenuntergänge am Meer. Naja, jedenfalls an den Tagen, an denen es keine Wolken am Himmel gibt. Heute ist mal wieder tolles Fernsehwetter. Oder sollte ich schreiben Fernsicht?
    Wir haben die Großstädte hinter uns gelassen und ziehen jetzt in Richtung südlichster Zipfel vom Festland.
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  • Day481


    August 9, 2018 in Greece ⋅ ☀️ 31 °C

    Well a few days ago we visited Monemvasia and John has confirmed its one of the places he would like to go back to. It is a Greek Mont St Michel, permanently linked to the mainland by a long isthmus and bridge. You then follow a road around the edge to the walled in New Town full of narrow streets and winding alleys no motorised transport as roads are too narrow and steep. Above the new town perched on the top of the rock are the ruins of the Old Town and citadel, some parts of which have been partially renovated so you can get more of a feel for how things used to be. We arrived at the port early afternoon but waited for the evening before actually going to the island as the walk but the zigzag alley to the Old Town was steep, we went there first then wandered through the New Town getting temporarily ‘lost’ a few times as the lanes doubled back on themselves. We had iced coffee and water before heading back to the mainland for food, there aren’t as many photos of New Town as there should be to do it justice as by the time we descended I was desperate for a drink, of water! so not feeling like taking many piccys but here are some of photos I did take. The next day was long and a bit lumpy as we traveled to Portocheli, I spent most of the trip lying on the floor feeling rough, might have been sunstroke or my tea, or the run in the morning as well as the waves as am fine now. We have high winds for next few days so are staying here, well the boat is we are going to take a cruise to Hydra and Spetses towns tomorrow. I know it seems a bit odd but both island’s harbours are chock a block at this time of year so easier to take ferry.Read more

  • Day483

    Hydra and Spetses

    August 11, 2018 in Greece ⋅ ☀️ 28 °C

    So yesterday we took a boat tour to Hydra and Spetses, it was a bit rough but the stugeron tablets worked fine, well I think it was a combination of them and the fact that I had had no sleep the previous night as it was so hot. Hydra apparently has 2,000 residents and the only motorised transport is a few trucks for essential services like rubbish collection, fire, ambulance. The average person travels by foot or donkey, deliveries in the town are done by hand carts as the majority of roads are actually lanes that are stepped and cobbled. Hydra town is built around a natural bay like a natural Amphitheater. Most people live in the town and a few other hamlets on north coast. The centre of the island is almost mountainous, definitely big hills. We walked around the back of the bay up and down steps from one headland to the other then we travelled to Spetses a much lower island with 4,000 inhabitants spread out over a lot of the island. It appeared very affluent but that was an impression gained primarily from the property’s which were Italianate in style and I don’t know if they are locally owned or holiday homes. Spetses used to be home to shipyards where they built wooden ‘caiques’ (I think I have spelt that correctly) but we didn’t find any remaining evidence even though a Tim somebody had his wooden replica ship that he used to trace the Route of the Argo and Ulysses return after the war, built here. In Spetses we were dropped off at the new harbour actually just two piers at Dalia so we thought we would walk to the old harbour, we followed the signs but 45mins were still walking with no masts in sight. We altered route and another 15 mins later found harbour but like I said were disappointed no boat yards left. We followed the coast on the way back and it was much quicker I think some little oiks may have mucked around with the road signs we were following! We got back 10 hours after leaving even more exhausted and slept really well!Read more

  • Day5


    October 8, 2017 in Greece ⋅ ☀️ 25 °C

    Los gings in eine über tausend Jahre alte Höhle, wo es auch eine kleine Kapelle gibt.
    Dort war ein tolles Licht und Farbspiel.
    Später sind wir in die Berge gefahren, von wo aus wir einen tollen Blick über die Ägäis genießen konnten.Read more

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Dimos Ermionida, Ermionida, Ερμιονίδας

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