Day 48 – Love Me..

The road to excess leads to the palace of wisdom.William Blake In the darkest, grimiest depths of Athena, little gems of beaut

Kyklades… er… Roadtrip

Sea trip or ferry trip would be more precise, but road trip is more accurate. For 22 days, beginning October 4, we had the goo

Day 46 – Coming Home

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered. Nelson

Day 45 – Rainy Rainy

Changing weather heralds the changing of the seasons; it is autumn in Greece, and has felt like it for a few weeks. It’s

Day 44 – Changing Seasons

The seasons are changing, and it is clearly autumn here in the Kyklades of Greece. A bit more overcast, some rain (flooding in

Day 43 – In search of Komboloi

Our friend Elisa had recommended a certain bead shop in Mykonos that we simply had to visit. Its location was… tentative, al

Day 41 – Old and New

The juxtaposition of old and new is jarring. Five hundred year old villages share space with modern wind turbines, in a world

Naxos Roadtrip

We’ve been renting cars on the bigger islands. Hell, even the smaller ones (like Aegina). They let us get around and see

Day 40 – Backcountry Naxos

Day 40 – Backcountry Naxos As they say in Greek: I Náxos eínai éna nisí stis Kykládes  (Looks much cooler in Greek scr

Best. Beach. Ever.

Or at least, so far. La Fille ™ might say that I am prone to quick judgements about things: the best island this, the be