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Come With Us: Greece

By on July 29, 2016

From Dec 18, 2012 to Feb 14, 2013:
165 days of #vanlife
We kind of celebrated, pork-wise, after leaving Turkey. There were many moments in Greece that were memorable: having to get…

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Meteora: A Perfect Blend of Natural and Man-Made Masterpieces

By on December 20, 2013

In our ignorance, we could have easily missed the one place in Greece that captured me completely: Meteora.
We hadn’t heard of it, had no idea that it was featured…

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Athens Is Worth It- But Not What We Expected

By on January 25, 2013

We’ve had an interesting* time of it in Athens, so far. Not the best, the worst but perhaps a lot of quirky and curious in-betweens. We started our Athens…

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Home of the Greek Gods, Twist My Arm

By on January 13, 2013

The past few days travelling from Thessaloniki have been full of ssshhh…ness. And we’ve been overjoyed. I don’t know who’s happier, Armando with his Alp history or me with…

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Our First Snow of the Year: Travel In Greece

By on January 9, 2013

Back on the road. After 2 weeks in Thessaloniki we finally moved and put Mork back on his wheels. We’re heading towards Athens, but not so fast, a slow…

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No Honor Even Among Petty Thieves?

By on January 6, 2013

It’s been an odd, if interesting few days.  Involving something called ‘Tourist Police,’ Nigerians and a thwarted thief with a twisted sense of humor. Not all together, mind.
The hostel/hotel…

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Auld Lang Syne in Ancient Greece

By on January 3, 2013

It was almost omen-esque of me to mention ‘togas’ in the last post, because we rang in the New Year’s with Armando’s version. Before I get into that, I’ll…

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Greek-Friendly History 101

By on December 26, 2012

To be honest, when I think about the term ‘Greek History,’ I have a hard time getting John Belushi out of my head screaming ‘Toga! Toga! Toga!’

So, being in…

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A Warm Greek Welcome, Don’t Hold the Pork

By on December 20, 2012

It’s been a refreshing change, coming to Greece. Our first ‘culture shock’ was the amount of English spoken/understood/used.
We decided on Alexandroupolis as our first port of parking, and after…

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Unaccustomed to Us Officers: The Turkish-Greek Border Crossing

By on December 19, 2012

We should have seen it coming, really. I mean, we’d stayed in Turkey for over 2 months. An Italian and an American traveling in a German van with Bulgarian…