I thought I’d share a few photos just to show the variety of places we go to. All have their charms.
First, a recent favourite: Bungalow Bay. 180 more words
The Ionian islands stretch from Corfu in the north to Zakinthos in the south. They make up a unique chain of islands, which in contrast to the Aegean Islands are green and lush; covered in olive groves, cypress trees and in parts heavily forested right down to the sparkling blue sea. 608 more words
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There were a lot of French people on Amorgos because this island was one of the locations for the Luc Besson film ‘Le Grande Bleu’ which posy film critics and the French rave about but which turns out to be one of those hard to understand surrealist French non-event movies that goes around in ever decreasing self indulgent circles until it finally disappears up its own aperture.
Throughout all my years as a tourist in Greece, and in the two-plus years that I’ve lived here, most of my island visits have focused on the Cyclades–the island group south of Athens famous for its iconic villages of blue and white cube-shaped buildings, tumbling precipitously down rocky, bone dry mountainsides. 802 more words