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    • Day 61

      Eiffelturm und Märchenschloss

      October 30, 2022 in Greece ⋅ ☀️ 23 °C

      Körperhygiene und Zähneputzen.
      Zum Frühstück trockenes Weißbrot mit einer alten Scheibe Gouda, dazu Cowboykaffee.
      Warten bis Tina von der Wanderung und dem Baden im Meer zurückkommt.
      Tina zum Eifelturm und zum nächsten Übernachtungsplatz chaufieren.
      Tina bestimmt wann und wie laut die Musik sein darf.
      Abendessen bereiten und essen.
      Warten auf den Sonnenuntergang.
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      Hört sich nach einem perfekten Tag an !! ;-)


      Das ist übrigens Neuschwanstein, euer Märchenschloss


      Happy woman, happy life 🤗

    • Day 62

      Ausflug nach Kyparissia

      September 20, 2021 in Greece ⋅ ☀️ 29 °C

      Heute waren wir mal wieder in Tour - und haben mal wieder einen verlassenen Ort entdeckt : eine alte Produktionsstätte mit tollen Graffitis. Und abseits der Hauptstraße jede Menge Plätze an leeren Stränden zum wildcampen...Read more

    • Day 18

      Friends for life

      July 8, 2022 in Greece ⋅ ☀️ 29 °C

      8th - 14th of July

      I went to Elia Beach to meet the French guy (Arthur) and his beautiful dog (Pepite). When I arrived there I know I was in the good place. It was so nice there and so many nice open-minded people.

      It happend to be Arthur his bday so we chilled and drank some beer and talked while I played ball with Pepite. Met a friend of him Sven who had some weed so my day was made.

      Later in the evening we went on the beach. It is a beach where seaturtles go to lay there eggs. People go there in the morning to check where they laid eggs and put a sign there so nobody trips or sits on it. We saw 4 sea turtles go on the beach to lay there eggs so that was pretty fucking amazing.

      The next days I don't know what we all did. Most of the times just chilled, went to a canyon and went for dinner. We talked about that I really wanted to adopt a dog and then Arthur told me about Filia. Filia is a place where you can do laundry and eat vegan food and all the money they make is donated to the dogshelter they also have. And then he told me Filia has puppies they get of the street and make ready to get adopted.

      So we went there on the Monday and o m g I couldn't be happier. It was such a lovely place where we got some lemonade and food and we could do our laundry. There were 3 puppies and 1 was ready for adoption and it was such a cutie. His name was Dino and he was 4 months old. I told here I wanted to adopt him and she first wanted to do a screening of me and just have little chat. I really love that she does that because if she thinks the dog is not for you, she will also not give him away to you. So I was able to try out if the dog worked for me for a couple days and if I didn't like him, I could bring him back. I told her already, that is never gonna happen.

      So yeah now I have Arthur, Pepite and Dino so I was so happy. A little family! When we brought Dino home we did so many things together and he could sleep in my bed :). We went to the beach, took walks, did a little hike, we swam. It was amazing but then sadly enough the 14th I had to leave them and travel to croatia with Dino to meet my friend Anouk there who was gonna stay with me till we're back home.
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    • Day 19

      Day 19 Thessaloniki to Nikiti

      May 30, 2019 in Greece ⋅ 🌙 22 °C

      Nikiti is as expected Little Moscow and/or Bulgaria so my plan was to walk 6kms to the nicer but less touristed beach of Vourvouras. The plan failed as after a few kms the road went through the seaside village of Kastri which felt like a nuclear bomb had zapped everyone. There were villas, domatia, houses but no sign of any life until a yappy white guard poodle ran round the inside of a fence. Next was a track over the headland which felt like gypsy territory so back to Kastri for a quick swim - water was delightful, then started to stride back until a herd of 100+ goats (many with nasty looking horns) blocked the road out..... nothing to do but wait. Ute came along going my direction which parted them so I snuck through on his wake.
      So had a couple of swims at Nikiti main beach, even buying tzatziki to get use of a beach lounge as the sand was scrappy.
      Had dinner at Marina Hotel where I’m staying - nice grilled octopus, horta and retsina.
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    • Day 20

      Day 20 Nikiti

      May 31, 2019 in Greece ⋅ ⛅ 27 °C

      Weather was a bit cloudy and the forecast not great so I had breakfast omelette, toast and jam and nasty filter coffee in the hotel. Lucky Friday is market day in Nikiti back up on the main road. It was rather impressive - vege stalls of course (cherries predominated but also strawbs, apricots and hard peaches), wine stalls, ouzo, olive stalls and loads of italian beachy clothes. Photo shows vine leaves to wrap dolmades, ouzo, wine and samphire grass.
      Sat on beach but darkish clouds came across so found “Plaisir” cafe with modern street front but traditional look greek bakery and sweets out the back. Here I had my first nespresso cappucino in Greece with nice sweet and water, being both the best and the cheapest cappo in Greece at 2.30euro.
      After some rain i walked up to old Nikiti which was really peaceful with just a couple of bars - one i probably should have visited.
      Very nice steamed mussels at hotel.
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    • Day 21

      Day 21 Nikiti

      June 1, 2019 in Greece ⋅ ☀️ 14 °C

      I’m just not into Nikiti - I’ve given it a chance but this is the first time I can recall I am leaving the coast early. 8:30am bus tomorrow morning back for an extra day in Thessaloniki. Feel bad that I will not see Mount Athos but the thought of a whole day with the eastern bloc on a boat is not a good one. I would have done this trip earlier but it only goes on a Sunday and sadly my patience level has steadily declined each day.
      Easy beach day today with nice swimming. Gyros and mythos beer with lemon for lunch, then more swimming.
      Home dinner of ouzo, olives, tomatoes and dolmades.
      Nikiti is both too crowded and too deserted. The main area is noisy and busy but get out of the main area and it feels very uncomfortably empty.
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      Looks like a perfect day.

    • Day 469


      July 28, 2018 in Greece ⋅ ☀️ 29 °C

      Well we made it the train arrived and departed the Katakolon station on time and took us via Pyrgos to Ancient Olympia, it was clean and air conditioned. The site is over 4000 years old I believe as along with the archeological finds from the Helladic period they have found prehistoric tombs. The site is between 2rivers and was the site of the sanctuary of Altis prior to becoming the venue for the Olympic Games, there were games prior to 776BC but that was when the contests were reorganised and scheduled for every 10 years. Most of the buildings are from 4th century BC. In the 7th century AD the site which was now nearly ruins was flooded and buried under silt. First excavations were in 1829 with other after, but enough history here are the pictures. The journey back wasn’t as straight forward the train only went to Pyrgos then we had to catch a bus to Katakolon, we are fortunate that most Greeks speak English and are happy to help as the signs were all Greek, to be expected we are in Greece, but no translations so we had no idea where to catch the bus from. We found the stop and bought our tickets, the ride was busy and not as cool as the train but we got back to Take Five so all is well.Read more

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    Kyparissía, Kyparissia, Κυπαρισσία

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