Tag Archives: Patras

Travels in Greece by bus: planning a gorgeous time.

As I rambled on about in the last post on the blog, the first part of the plan for the coming summer in Greece is to spend Easter on Kalymnos, one of the larger islands in the Dodecanese.  Apart from … Continue reading

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Patras to …. Kardamili: full circle

I followed the Biblical principle and shook the dust off my sandals as I left Patras at 08.30 Monday morning on the KTEL bus for Kalamata.  I had decided long before I had my camera pinched that this was not … Continue reading

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Patras: A town on the edge

Patras, more or less the same population as Cardiff, is one of the major transport interchanges in Greece and is necessary as a stop-over but I would not choose to come to here for a holiday.  Sunday, the day I … Continue reading

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Corfu to Patras: 12 hours on the road and taxi driver wisdom

Saturday and it was once again a day for moving on.  This time to Patras on the Gulf of Corinth and a major transport hub in Greece, a stopping-off point for me en route to Kalamata, itself a staging point … 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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