Postcard from idyllic Kaiafas Lake, Greece

A short drive from Olympia in Ilia. South-West Greece lies lovely Kaiafas Lake, a picturesque mountainous region with thermal springs and pine forests. There is a natural spa with a hot spring fed pool for relaxing in and enjoying the reputed healing properties of natural hydrotherapy. The locals apparently make regular use of it and have long benefitted from the …

Travel inspiration; Giant dunes reaching the horizon in the desrt of Wahiba Sands, Sultanate of Oman on Mallory on Travel, adventure, adventure travel, photography

My Travel Inspiration – Inspired from within

There is never any shortage of travel inspiration, it is everywhere, we are bombarded by it on a daily basis. Magazine articles, high street billboards, television, the internet, travel agency deals, films, friends, overheard conversations even inflight literature can have us planning the next holiday before the current one is even started! The choices are almost limitless, however it is …

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Postcard from Mystical Meteora

Magical, mystical and magnificent, these are all terms that have been used to describe Meteora the monastic city in the rocks. They all fit, they are all appropriate, the city in the sky takes the breath away. It does not really matter how many pictures you may have seen there is nothing that can really prepare you for the first …

The ABCs of Travel – Reflections on a Wanderlusting Life

A favourite travel site Landlopers recently posted detailing Matt’s travelling life giving me cause for reflectionon my own wanderlusting. At the end he suggests that I should pull my finger out and do a similar post, a worthy challenge so here it is: A: Age I went on my first international trip: Late to blossom as a traveller not making …

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Meteora, Greece – Mystical monastic city in the clouds

Meteora has held a special place in my imagination for as long as I can remember, having seen pictures of it in a now defunct travel magazine. It was whilst sitting in a dentist’s waiting room as a child, the article pictures blew my young mind, capturing my imagination, taking my thoughts off the current situation and leaving a burning …

Greek doors of art – Photo Essay

Travelling around Greece there are a great many amazing things to experience, friendly people, awesome archeological sites, beautiful works of art, stunning scenery and wonderful towns and villages. Sometimes the simple things can leave the longest impression like Greek doorways and gardens. I decided to post this as due to internet connection difficulties most were not able to be posted …