Buses linking the Amalfi coast cities are considered public transportation and cost as little as 2 euros per person, but that also means you could be stacked inside like anchovies in a tiny glass jar, enjoying the view and an extreme physical experience.
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!
Every city in Morocco has an "old medina", the old town confined within its fortress wall. Once you are off at the bus station, the town seems chaotic and dirty, a 5 minutes taxi ride will get you to a charming castle; all blue and white. The first thing you'll see outside the gates is the fishing port.
Please refer to the first article for more places that you can explore on foot in the heart of Athens... Sunset An Acropolis means literally the "upper city" in greek, it is usually a compound of buildings or a citadel built upon a hill or an area of elevation for defense purposes. Athens Acropolis is not the … Continue reading A walk in the heart of Athens…2
Duration: A couple of days or more... Timing: Sometime in Winter... Budget: Moderate Gear: A fresh bottle of water, comfy shoes, get dressed in layers as we are going up & down hill and finally download Here maps app with Greece/Athens offline map... Mornings We start from the Plaka, particularly at Adam's hotel, which offers the … Continue reading A Walk in the heart of Athens…1