Tag Archives: Ioannina

Down to earth with a squelch, naked garlic, blue sky thinking

Arrival back in the UK from Athens was not as unpleasant as the avuncular pilot predicted at takeoff.  Rather than raining and 14oC, the weather in Manchester was about 18oC, dry with sunny intervals and there was a modest amount … Continue reading

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Ioannina to Igoumenitsa to Parga: from grey skies to sunshine

I had originally thought to spend 2 or 3 days in Ioannina but changed my mind.  Partly that was a practicality: the hotel I stayed in only had a vacancy for one night.  Not that Ionanina isn’t a pleasant enough … Continue reading

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Metsovo to Ioannina: a day of the unexpected

Back to grey skies on Monday.  I was up earlier than usual in order to catch the 08.15 bus to Ioannina.  For whatever reason the next one isn’t until 15.30.  Breakfast early.  Last bits of packing and then ready for … Continue reading

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Athens, Meteora, Pindus Mountains, Paxos, Mani: Rambling around Greece ….. virtually

Apologies for the dearth of blogs recently.  If you have missed my ramblings …. you could always seek medical help. It’s now just over 2 weeks before I fly to Greece.  I have been extremely busy, verging on panic, trying … Continue reading

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