Crete: Samaria Gorge

Crete, Samaria gorge hike
sougiaSamaria Gorge, is one of the most popular destinations in Crete. The hike itself is not very difficult, especially once you leave behind the stretch of steep descent at the beginning of the trail, but the path is long (the second in Europe, 16km) and crowded (up to 1500 people per day), which makes it quite tiring. But there is also an alternative for the lazy ones…
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Meteora, the seventh monastery

Greece, Meteora, Ypapantis Monastery
meteoraThey are only a few who go to visit Ypapantis, the seventh monastery of Meteora. The cause is that it is not easily accessible and that it opens only once a year (February 2), all other days can only be admired from the outside. For those who want to take a walk in the outdoors it is a great opportunity …

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Chasing Bridges !

Greece, Spileo, Portitsa Bridge
pontiWe move further south, hoping to get away from the bad weather. Before arriving at Meteora we decide to go and visit some stone bridges that seem to be not to be missed. The whole central Greece is littered with bridges built in stone and usually in very suggestive positions, that of Portitsa, a few meters from the mouth of a gorge, is considered one of the most beautiful in the country.

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