We have arrived to the airport at 10 am, it was of one terminal in size. We were all crammed into one line waiting to stamp our passports, my bladder was willing to explode under the effect of the 3 bottles of wine I had onboard, waiting till we landed was not a good idea. I had to cheat and take the advantage of the amount of non-chalant people bundled together and managed my way through half of the line, signalling to the other generous half that "I had to go”.
The city has multiple names Greek Nafplio, Byzantine Nafplio, ancient Nafplia. The ottoman also called it Mora Yenişehir, or Peloponnese's new city. Strategically speaking it has three castles, one uphill called Palamidi, you need to climb 1000 steps to get up there, or simply drive upwards from the other side which I didn't know till it was too late for my mother's misfortune.
A spontaneous decision leading to a memorable road trip from the southern deserts to the northern mountains where green fields expand with no end...
nstead I'll tell you about Casanova; the 2 years old baby Elephant we met in Patong beach, He's about a regular person's height and an over dose of cuteness; he'd shower you in hugs and kisses with his trunk.
Algarve is the extreme southern region of Portugal. The word's origin in arabic means Al-Gharb or the West, it was the state of west of Andalusia. An embassy employee interpreted it to be the "cliff" (garf in arabic), it was also a plausible explanation because of the nature of the Algarvian coasts.
If you happen to spend a day in Cologne and are into beer, please do not miss the "Kölsch" cultural experience. There is a pleasure I get just because it comes in a 0.2 Lt. glass, also the waiter "Köbes" runs around with a tray full of fresh beer and replaces your empty glass instantaneously, he stops when you place the … Continue reading Die Kölsch!
Between Cologne and Colmar, similar heritage, language and culture yet diverse. This article is exploring the differences and similarities of a region split over two countries unified by one river.