On Friday, 14th of October 2011 it started to drizzle. Over the next three days, the picturesque island of Spetses experienced more rainfall, than the whole of the year. Still, the unflappable locals came up to me saying “gouri”, “gouri”- the Greek expression for good luck! Lucky or not, over 800 athletes gathered, in spite of the rain to run the 25K & 5K routes, thus inaugurating the amazing journey of the Spetses mini Marathon phenomenon. Read more
The archipelago south-east of Naxos consists of four small islands and a few uninhabited isles. Most crews usually ignore this group of islands on their way to Ios, Santorini or Naxos. If looking for unspoilt nature, sheltered bays with long, not overcrowded sandy beaches and the original Greece, then include the Minor Cyclades in your itinerary.
Situated in Northern Evia, I felt pleased to be spending my birthday weekend treating myself to a spa in the seaside village of Aidipsos. I wasn’t looking forward to having to get the bus at 06:45 from Athens, however! Read more