Tag Archives: Parga

Rambling through 2012, a year in pictures: Part 2, Greece

The task of selecting a bakers’ dozen of images from the hundreds I took in Greece this summer was more daunting than choosing those for Wales.  This is partly because many of the places I went were new to me … Continue reading

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Looking back, looking forward: time warping

After two weeks of proper summer the weather has reverted back to grey and wet …. at times very wet. My efforts to get the garden back under control are now slotted-in between showers, waiting for the ground and foliage … Continue reading

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Kardamili: olives, maps, flat earth?! Where will it end?!?!

Every time I try to have an easy day to recover from a series of long, strength sapping walks in the Greek sun …. I get it wrong. Wednesday was to be a gentle amble along the coast road northwards … Continue reading

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Paxos: Sunday, a day for R+R

Sunday dawned grey.  At least I assume it did. As it had dawned a few hours before I emerged into it I had no way of knowing for certain.  The view to the mountains and the area around Parga on … Continue reading

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Paxos: a guided tour around the island

Saturday, my first full day on Paxos and my first day on one of the Greek islands this year.  Apart from brief trips into and out of Athens and a few days in Nafplio in 2003 all my experience of … Continue reading

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Parga to Paxos: from hustle and bustle to peace and quiet

The dramatic change of plan on Thursday necessitated an uncomfortably early start to Friday.  Well. Uncomfortable by current standards anyway.  When I was in work I usually got out of bed about 06.00 and was in the office by 07.00.  … Continue reading

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Parga: olive groves and a change of plan

Last words of yesterday’s blog post:  “Still a lot more to see here before I move on again”.  Wrong again!  But more of that later. The weather wasn’t brilliant again on Thursday but it certainly started out better than yesterday … Continue reading

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