October 26, 2022.Reading time 40 minutes.
Greece – what pops into the head? Athens and the islands I bet! Well – that’s OK. But I’m hoping that this might prompt you to consider the Peloponnese – it’s perfect (I think!) as a stand alone destination but equally works well as part of a longer Greek itinerary. It’s easily accessed from Athens […]
October 19, 2022.Reading time 15 minutes.
Still proudly rising up out of the surrounding plain and dominating the landscape, it’s impossible to walk through the ruined elegance of Mystras and not be drawn back to its glory days as regional capital to an already fading Byzantine Empire …….what a city it must have been! History in a Nutshell 1204 – The […]
October 11, 2022.Reading time 8 minutes.
The road to Epidaurus is like the road to creation. One stops searching. One grows silent, stilled by the hush of mysterious beginnings. If one could speak one would become melodious…. (Henry Miller) Tucked away in a quiet valley in the northeastern Peloponnese, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Epidaurus is attributed by many as the cradle […]