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Gallery: Rocks and Monasteries of Meteora

In central Greece, one of the main attraction is the site of Meteora. Here, you can visit great rock formations caused by different geological phenomena. But this is not enough. Already in the 9th century AD, monks started building monasteries on top of these rocks....

Greece: The Essentials

More than 2000 years ago, Greece was the birthplace of Western civilization. And traces of its millennia old history are dotted all over the country. But Greece is not only for the history and archeology buffs! There are also superb beaches, beautiful islands, great...
GREECE & THE BALKANS WARM UP TOUR

GREECE & THE BALKANS WARM UP TOUR

Like all athletes do before the final race, we felt like it was compulsory for us to head out before our next big overland exhibition and do a warm up. Having limited time we quickly planned a 2-week trip around the Western Balkans, an area that is becoming more and...
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...