Monthly Archives: June 2014

Switzerland: Our Swiss bicycling mission.

OUR SWISS BICYCLING MISSION. TOURING SWITZERLAND BY BIKE, TRAIN, BUS and BOAT. We flew from Thessaloniki to Zurich in early April. Our destination was a small village north west of Zurich where our bike-riding friends, Rolf and Erika, live. Rolf … Continue reading

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Greece: Central Macedonia

Central and Eastern Macedonia, Greece. (Following on from Halkidiki) The previous post left us pondering the Holy Mount Athos republics. The traffic in Kavala was horrendous so we immediately did a u-turn and headed for the bush, finding ourselves in … Continue reading

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Greece: Halkidiki

HALKIDIKI REGION, GREECE  Our stay in Greece was fast coming to an end but because it was a tad cold still in central Europe (the next phase of our journey) we decided to hire a car and undertake a camping … Continue reading

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Greece: Thessaloniki

THESSALONIKI  From Athens we caught a train to Thessaloniki. Travel forums on the net suggested that a bus was a better option but talking to the locals they suggested a train was preferable because you could move about and there … Continue reading

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Greece: From Kythera, a return to Athens

FROM KYTHERA, A RETURN TO ATHENS Bev and I bade Kythera farewell from the port at Diakofti aboard the vehicular ferry Bitsentzos Kornaros. The Kornaros, coming from Crete, was running late and when I enquired about why it was late, … Continue reading

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