180 steps

2nd October 2012, Naxos Island, Cyclades, Greece. Yineka Mou and I left Koufonisia this morning…we were booked on the 8:20 am ferry to Naxos. Black Anthony drove us the 800 meters to the port in his beat up little VW Polo…it’s a miracle that he even fits in it, as he’s quite a large chap… […]

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Pizza? Δεν Έχουν

29th September 2012 Last night we didn’t go out until late… it was around 10:45 pm, a beautiful clear and still moonlit night… A full moon no less. We’d had a late siesta after coming back from the beach, and woke up at 10pm. Elsewhere this might be a problem in finding somewhere to eat, […]

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Γεια σου από την Κουφωνισιa. Hi from Koufi….

Καλημέρα, καλημέρα, καλημέρα ….. I could easily get used to this…in fact I have… Yineka Mou and I are now into our 5th day on Pano Koufonisi. (There’s also a Kato Koufonisi, Kato means lower, and Pano means higher….both islands are no more than a 15 minute caique ride away from each other.) Life here […]

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Gitonia tis Irinis

  Tuesday 25th September 2012 At spiti mou “Gitonia tis Irinis”. “Gitonia tis Irinis” , it means Irini’s Neighbourhood or Neighborhood of Peace, I’m not sure which, is a small complex of traditional and independent small houses characteristic of the Cycladic islands, on Koufonisi island. The peaceful houses are all built within a large courtyard […]

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Paros to Koufonisia

Monday 24th September I am so far behind with this damn blog, that I’ve decided to write about today, then play a bit of catch up when we get to Koufonisia….where we may spend 5 or 6 nights… Yineka and I have just spent 2 nights in Parikia, the port town on the Cyclades island […]

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Dilys returns home – Coytrahen and the LLynfi River

Saturday 8th September 2012. After a very pleasant nights sleep at the Hazelwood House B&B, Yineka-mou and I got up about 7ish, looked out the window to check the weather, and looks like we struck it lucky again…the sun was just coming up and it’s gonna be another perfect sunny day. Not typical Welsh weather […]

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Maesteg, South Wales

Friday 7th September. Just as well that that the road to Wales, the M4, is a relatively straight and fast, and easy to follow….so that even with Yineka-Mou’s instructions, I managed to find the new Severn Bridge quite easily. What a fantastic bridge it is too…it reminds me of The Rio-Antirrio bridge in Patras, Greece. […]

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Arrival at Heathrow

                      Friday 7th September 2012 Yineka mou and I arrived at Heathrow yesterday at noon, after an uneventful, not too uncomfortable fligh from Perth, via Doha. After watching the onboard video trying to sell the charms of a stopover in Doha, and after having seen […]

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