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Entries from September 2009

thessaloniki

September 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment

after i spent the rest of the night on the promenade close to a reggae club ship like the hoppetosse in berlin i started looking for the general post office where a package from berlin was waiting for me with a couple of new copies of my album and my new credit card. after i […]

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athens

September 27th, 2009 · No Comments

after arriving in athens everything went a bit crazy. i was trying to organize a way to get to thessaloniki by ferry, train or bus. the ferry would have taken too long, after finally reaching the right train station i was told that it was impossible to take ones bicycle on the train. a slight […]

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piraeus

September 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

after reaching nafplio i decided against going to corinth and see its canal because of the difficult way towards athens afterwards. so i headed east to methana to reach athens by ferry. the crossing to athens was nice and we were accompanied by seagulls. i will take a look at athens today and then continue to […]

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kosmas

September 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

after a good night sleep i had a wonderful day ahead of me. diversion is important to keep your concentration and motivation up. during the morning i didn’t make much haste and soon found myself making a break for the second breakfast as 2 cyclists were passing by. it was a friendly couple from germany […]

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my guitar (as good as new)

September 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

P1000528

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bringing back the past

September 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

i just got til aeropolis. then i decided to change course because i didn’t want to see any more construction sites of retro replica stone houses. it looked like clones where spreading in the area. but there was also the nice fishing village of trachila. i missed a turn-off and ended up in this village […]

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kardamili

September 21st, 2009 · 2 Comments

i was on my way to mani as i was coming by kardamili. after i went down to the harbour i soon found the spot alf took the photo for the worldtourguide. sadly the otherwise cozy town was taken over by british tourists after the season and the beachvolley court in stoupa was replaced with […]

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olympia

September 17th, 2009 · No Comments

olympia is a place i was interested in because my tour feels close to the olympic spirit. i wasn’t sure what to expect since i hadn’t seen any pictures from the archeological site. i was surprised how much of the buildings were intact and you have more for the eyes to see and your imagination […]

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peloponnese

September 17th, 2009 · 3 Comments

for the night i ended up at a camping place. i don’t know why as i wasn’t that exhausted and there would have been enough spots nearby to spend the night for free. i put up my tent between the campers of birgit and helge on the one and uschi and klaus on the other […]

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kefallonia

September 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment

as it was already too late to explore the island i stopped for the night after i left the ferry. somewhere behind these trees… the next day i left for poros to take the ferry back to the mainland. as i had not found a bicycle shop yet i was again happy to meet someone […]

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