Cave church and blue water

Meandering back from Aliki quarry and I can’t help but be drawn into the stunning blue waters around the island. All Greek islands have this intense, utterly stunning blue waters that seem almost fake. If only I could bottle that colour, warmth and smell for use on wintery days back in the UK. The localContinue reading “Cave church and blue water”

Heraion lagoon

Lake Vouliagmeni also known as Vouliagemi and Heraion lagoon is 3.5 kms from Ancient Heraion and the lake is a picturesque area surrounded by many cafes and tavernas. We had it all to ourselves as it was still out of season, but it is thronged with visitors once the peak summer holidays start. Below is the tiny church ofContinue reading “Heraion lagoon”

Kioni – Kefalonian perfection

We’ve nearly come to an end of our Kefalonian adventure, from way back in 2019 (when we were allowed to travel – sigh) And there’s no better place to end than in the picture postcard perfect Greek paradise of Kioni. Its glorious waters are just too tempting and we both have a wonderful splash aboutContinue reading “Kioni – Kefalonian perfection”

Blue water dreaming

It might be snowing, raining and flooding here in dismal Blighty but my mind is floating away in the warmth of a Kefalonian summer! Stopping for a brief pause on our road trip around the island, we stumble upon this little roadside pebble beach. Complete with obligatory bobbing boats! Everywhere you look, Kefalonia has aContinue reading “Blue water dreaming”

Melissani Cave

One of our favourite things when in sunnier climes is to enjoy the stunning array of different coloured water! Whether it’s turquoise blue, crystal clear or emerald green. Kefalonia is no exception with an abundance of amazing natural caves, coastlines and water courses to explore. One of the most stunning is the Melissani Cave –Continue reading “Melissani Cave”

Gorges de la Spelunca

Next up on our Corsican odyssey is an exploration of the gorgeous Gorges de la Spelunca. Just inland from Porto, the awesome gorges offers splendid hiking, plus freshwater swimming on hot days. The Gorges de Spelunca are scenic river valleys cutting through the mountains. Rocky paths pass alongside stunning gushing waters of green, blue andContinue reading “Gorges de la Spelunca”

Circle Line cruise

We’re taking to the water to see the city of NYC from a new perspective now with a Circle Line Cruise. Started in 1945 Circle Line is one of the oldest NYC cruise companies and offers lots of different options for seeing the Big Apple from the water. Departing from Pier 83, close to theContinue reading “Circle Line cruise”

Captivating Capriccioli

We’re heading to the last of the stunning Costa S’meralda beaches now – the lovely Capriccioli. It’s a small beach with a length of 200 meters is surrounded by an abundance of lush Mediterranean brush, with olive and pine trees. The beach is divided into two parts by enormous granite rocks and is a gorgeous stretchContinue reading “Captivating Capriccioli”