Nafplion Tall Ship – Town walkabout

We took a little side trip to Nafplion town and found a tall ship at harbor there. I love these old ships so had to take a few pictures. This one looks as if it is ready to take on passengers with its lovely exterior wood facing for the cabins! We originally wanted to go… Continue reading Nafplion Tall Ship – Town walkabout

Mycenean Cemetery at Dendra

This site is not big (easily walkable) but interesting. Tholos tombs, graves, and very interesting references to Minion influences here. There are a couple of horse burials as well as very interesting armor finds. The tombs are in good condition and it is easy access with no payment necessary. Recommended for anyone who enjoys ancient… Continue reading Mycenean Cemetery at Dendra

Bairaktaris Winery – Return to Nemea – its always wine o’clock!

What can I say … one of our favorite wineries in Greece! As usual we tasted some nice wines and then bought them! Adamanthea (the nymph in Greek mythology who hid Zeus from his father to save him from being killed) is still there hosting tastings and she was so kind to have pictures taken… Continue reading Bairaktaris Winery – Return to Nemea – its always wine o’clock!

Ancient Site of Media

This is an amazing site to walk. Great trails up to the acropolis. The views are amazing and you can see all the way to the Sea…easy to understand the importance of the site in ancient times. The plains below are magnificent and full of crops of all kinds and water is readily available. The… Continue reading Ancient Site of Media

Having a wonderful time…and trying to play catch-up with posts…

There are so many things to do and so many ancient site...as well as food, and swimming We have been having an absolutely wonderful time so I have been remiss in my posting duties! Here are a few highlights:

Efi’s House and Evia Beaches

We wandered around the back roads of Evia taking in all the beauty of the landscape and the beaches before we went to our accommodation - Efi's house! Easy access to the parking area and covered parking made this a great place to leave our car.Efi met us with the keys and took us to… Continue reading Efi’s House and Evia Beaches

Vriniotis Winery – Evia

Our wine server, Olga, made our day! She was smart, polite, Covid- conscious and gave us a fabulous wine tasting. This vineyard is one of the premier wineries on the island of Evia (very possibly Greece). Located high on the top of a fabulous hill it boasts views to be remembered! But, the view is… Continue reading Vriniotis Winery – Evia

Glyfa to Evia Ferry – Jellyfish, Beaches, and Wineries

A very nice drive to Glyfa to catch the ferry to Evia brought us through some beautiful mountains and scenery. We loved the drive! Glyfa Drive down the main street and turn right and you will see a kiosk selling tickets for the ferry. You can buy a one-way or a return ticket. You may… Continue reading Glyfa to Evia Ferry – Jellyfish, Beaches, and Wineries

Tokalis Boutique Hotel – and Family Winery

This lovely Hotel is right on the beach in Nea Anchialos, within a few meters of the Galaxy Restaurant. It has a roof top pool that has 180 degrees panoramic views of the entire area! The rooms are nice and the beds are comfy Greek style with relatively simple furnishings that is the quaint charm… Continue reading Tokalis Boutique Hotel – and Family Winery