JOURNEY JOTTERS

bitten by the travel bug

Our original plan was to spend a day and a half visiting Lisbon and its suburbs. However, we didn’t get much accomplished on the first day. The second morning of our Lisbon stay, we got ready and headed to the kitchen/ breakfast area for a home cooked breakfast. Fresh coffee with a continental breakfast of …

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Saturday morning was bright and beautiful in peaceful Olympia. All around us lay the charming town, quiet in the morning stillness. Our plan for the day was to finish breakfast at the hotel, walk back to the Olympia site and explore its two museums. We had planned to meet Makis at the museum parking lot …

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Day 7 was the start of our two-day out-of-town trip to cover the Peloponnese region. Our ambitious plan was to cover Epidaurus, Mycenae and Olympia on day one. Stay overnight in Olympia and then visit Kouroto beach on way back to Corinth and then onwards to Athens. Of course, our trip while long, would be …

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According to Mr. JJ’s original plans, Thursday was our catch-up day for Athens, to see the ancient Agora, the National Archeological Museum and a few other spots. But Makis’ advice to explore the Athenian Riviera with a few hours on the beach was too good to pass up. So we hired Makis and his taxi …

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Wednesday morning dawned fresh and sunny again, the weather perfect for a day trip to Delphi. It was also the first of our trips arranged through George’s Taxi. Nicholas from the taxi company and George’s son, assured us that he would send us the best driver available. And boy, did he deliver on that promise! …

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