strangelover: (Island)
To celebrate turning yet another year older, I spent the weekend in Agistri.

Sunset

Island getaway )

Full set of photos are here on Flickr.
strangelover: (Island)
To celebrate/commiserate turning yet another year older, I booked a short getaway to the nearby island of Agistri.

Sunset


Birthday getaway )

Full set of photos (sadly all taken on my phone) are here on Flickr.
strangelover: (Island)
Agistri is a small island just a short ferry ride from Piraeus, and along with a few friends, the plan was to catch an early morning ferry and spend the day at the beach. Except things didn't quite work out and my friends missed the ferry, so instead it was just The Boyfriend and I (not that that's a bad thing!)

View from the port

Day Trip to Agistri )

Full set of photographs are here on Flickr.
strangelover: (Island)
Although the summer holiday I had in the UK was surprisingly warm and sunshiny, the need to have a short getaway in Greece while it's still summer had to happen. The Boyfriend and I decided to venture somewhere near(ish)by, opting for a base in Porto Heli with a couple of day trips.

Ερμιόνη

Nafplio, Porto Heli, Ermioni, Hydra & Methana Adventures )

The full set of photographs are here on Flickr.

Athens

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 22:27
strangelover: (Αθήνα)
My lovely friend [personal profile] cookwitch recently came to visit me. I do love having friends visit, as I am reminded of the beauty and culture of my adopted home town. We were quite fortunate that the days were wonderfully clear and sunny, so we spent much of our time sitting in the ancient sites, admiring the views and enjoying the sunshine on our faces. This is the life.


Athens Parnorama
Panorama of Athens

More photographs )
strangelover: (Αθήνα)
Due to starting my own business, I've not had the chance to leave Athens since August last year (woe!), however an accidental bus ride (Athenian buses and I do not have a comfortable relationship) on my way to pay some bills on my day off, found me in the centre of the city on a sunny spring day. I took the opportunity to wander around and remind myself of the beauty that can be found in my adopted home town.

Hadrian's Arch
Hadrian's Arch

Five more under the cut )

SNOWS!

Thursday, January 28th, 2010 00:29
strangelover: (Αθήνα)
There is no such thing in my life as Too Much Snow, so I'd been keeping a keen eye on the weather and snow was foreast in northern Athens over the last few days, so while my suburb is sadly snow-free, the nearby mountains are a beautiful frosty white. On Monday my lovely boyfriend took me on a drive to Parnitha where I squeed, faffed and generally bounced around in the snow. Of course, I also took dozens of photographs, here are a few of my favourites...

Spike

Seven more under the cut )

The full set of photos are on Flickr.

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