The name Meteora can be literally translated to ‘middle of the sky’ or ‘in the heavens above’, and as our train first pulled into Kalambaka (the town at the foot of Meteora) I could see why. Continue reading “In the heavens above: The monasteries of Meteora, Greece” »
The Samaria Gorge is the second longest gorge in Europe, a place that attracts over 1000 hikers per day because of it’s beautiful scenery. It is also Victoria’s first anniversary gift to me! Continue reading “Hiking the Samaria Gorge, Crete” »
Visiting Athens in August is, if not a mistake, at least very challenging. You have to plan your day, taking care not to be caught wandering around in the open air ruins when when the clock strikes twelve. Victoria and I failed miserably at this on several occasions, but we still had a great time. Continue reading “Athens, Greece” »
Running around Athens is extraordinary. Being able to jog around the hill of the muses and to the Parthenon is quite a treat, if only for the scenery.
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We were only spending a few days in Croatia, and two of them had been taken up by hiking in Plitvice Lakes National Park. I wanted to make sure that I checked off Croatia on my running around the world list, so I woke up early to get this one done.
Plitvice Lakes National Park is an incredibly beautiful park in Croatia filled with amazing waterfalls and crystal blue lakes. Continue reading “Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia” »