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Greece

Greece

11-1972 /01-2013 /09-2014/11-2015 I’m very tempted to write about my own country. I’ll try to be realistic and give you all the aspects that this small, beautiful piece of land has to offer. It’s difficult for me to get into details about specific places so I’m going...
Cooking in the Omnia Oven

Cooking in the Omnia Oven

A few people have asked me to write about, and show,  what I have cooked in my Omnia Oven. Unfortunately, I won’t be doing much showing as H and I have usually consumed the product before I think about taking a photo. My first creations were cakes. I based...
Overlanding Greece: Nafplio

Overlanding Greece: Nafplio

After Christmas H’s brother and his partner flew down to join us. They stayed in a cute hotel and we stayed in the port parking area. The area of Nafplio is popular with Overlanders and motorhomes wintering in Greece. As I mentioned we stayed in town on the port...
An oven for travel

An oven for travel

I’m not sure if this was a Christmas present for me or for H. I’ve been wanting an oven in Blac, mostly to make cakes in, and H likes it when I bake cakes. Finally we have the solution. We’d looked at plenty of other oven options but only recently...
Voukefalas II -Exhibition in Crete

Voukefalas II -Exhibition in Crete

The purpose of this chapter is to introduce to you Voukefalas II, the new member of Overlanddiaries that replaced our original vehicle and from now on will be our trusted companion to any future expeditions. Voukefalas II is a 2005 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 120 with a...
Captains Log – Stardate August 2015

Captains Log – Stardate August 2015

This one is from Jen!  Sorry for the slow updates – Internet can be tricky when you are moving through countries quite quickly and they all require a different SIM card! Due to the much scorned Schengen Visa restrictions, Justin was not in possession of enough...
Crete 2 – Greece – 2/2014

Crete 2 – Greece – 2/2014

Tearing ourselves from an idyllic camp near Elafonissis on the far southwestern tip of the island, we headed through the mountains on a tortuous highway that looked like a snake going crazy. Are there any straight roads on Crete? Our next stop was Chania...
Crete 1, Greece – 2/2014

Crete 1, Greece – 2/2014

OK, my long Mexican 70th birthday adventure is over except for my memories. Now, as I promised, we are picking up with our Trans-Eurasian Odyssey, which will eventually take us through 26 countries and over 40,000 miles, across impassible deserts and over 15,000-foot...
Wild Peloponnes

Wild Peloponnes

    It is great to travel Greece after the season is over … Campsites are empty and almost everybody is extremely relaxed. The following photos are from the wonderful “middle finger” of the Peloponnes, which is a really wild and beautiful....