Category Archives: Greece / Griechenland / Ελλάς


Early morning and the moon sets over Parga. This is my last stop in Greece. It’s been great, but lacks variety.View full post »


In the City of Lefkada you can find countless souvenier shops and a rotating bridge. In der Stadt Lefkada gibt es vieleView full post »

Rio-Antirrio bridge / Rio-Andirrio-Brücke

The Rio-Antirrio bridge provides a nice counteract to the fortress ruins on both shores. I was charged 3 Euro for theView full post »


Patras is a nice city with lots of quiet places. Most of the time you are not aware of the 200.000 people living here.View full post »


There is a Luna Park in Katakolo. And they have those blue wooden chairs. So everything is the same as always here inView full post »

Finikounta & Methoni

Foinikounta, Finikounta, Finikounda – lots of names for a very small place. In fact, it is so tiny that I had toView full post »


The light grows dim in Koroni. There will be food soon :-) Es wird Abend in Koroni, bald gibt’s Essen :-)View full post »


Beautiful weather (as always) and some action on the beach in Kalamata. Gutes Wetter (wie immer) und etwas StrandlebenView full post »

Gytheio / Gythio

Somebody forgot to pick up his ship near Gytheio. The place itself meets the standard of a typical greek fishing townView full post »


The rock of Monemvasia is picture perfect from all angles – and the harbor is quite nice as well. Der Felsen vonView full post »


Nafplio is really beautiful but all the scrambling in the ruins of the old fortress was a bit too exhausting for myView full post »


Ermioni is yet another typical seaside resort, but with two distinctive features: 1: Swimmers (finally!) and 2: TheView full post »

Corinth Canal / Kanal von Korinth

The Corinth Canal is really impressive and has fascinating submersible bridges at each end. Der Kanal von Korinth hatView full post »

Eleusis / Elefsina

Apparently they collect shipwrecks. Apart from that, Eleusis is a major industrial area with lots of oil refineries. InView full post »

Piraeus / Piräus

The Port of Piraeus is huge. Surprisingly, many areas of the ferry terminal are open for public access, so I focussedView full post »


When I arrived in Lavrio, the market was already over and people started to clean up. Unfortunately there also wasn&#View full post »

Porto Rafti

Porto Rafti is a nice small seaside resort – without guests yet, but that’s only a matter of time. PortoView full post »


The ferry took me to Rafina. There’s not much going on here, except for when a ferry arrives. But neverthelessView full post »


After a quick visit in Marmari I had planned another stop in Chalcis on the way back. But to Marmari it was a threeView full post »

Chalcis / Chalkida

Chalcis is a nice city and I planned to take more pictures the next day, but that didn’t work out (more on thisView full post »

Agia Kiriaki

The usual stuff in Agia Kiriaki: boats, fishermen, white-blue houses. Das Übliche in Agia Kiriaki: Boote, Fischer, weiView full post »


Lemons grow in Lefokastro and “things” are drying in the sun. If you travel by boat, it’s best toView full post »


Volos is a relaxed city with a big and pretty marina.  A nice place to let the rest of the day fade away. Volos istView full post »

Nea Agathoupoli / Nea Agathoupolis

Nothing is going on in Nea Agathoupoli, which brings us to something completely different: There is a new item in theView full post »


Thessaloniki is the second-largest city in Greece and has more going on than the pictures suggest. Quiet though, butView full post »

Nea Potidea

Nea Potidea is also slowly coming out of hibernation and is sprucing itself up for the soon-to-arrive tourists. AuchView full post »

Neos Marmaras

Neos Marmaras: a small, pretty town with a prominent church right in the port. Neos Marmaras: ein kleines, hübsches ÖView full post »


Caïques (traditional wooden fishing boats) are build in Ierissos. But the art of wooden boatbuilding is dying, only aView full post »


Olympiada has a nice bay, a beach, a long jetty and sleeping dogs – which common sense suggests should be let lieView full post »


Kavala, not only blatantly picturesque but also decorated with a terrific aqueduct  (build in the 16th century View full post »


Keramoti is a tiny town with a tiny ferry terminal. The village is even too small to have a “Luna Park”. View full post »

Alexandroupoli / Alexandroupolis

Now I’m in Greece, and guess what? They’re also waiting for visitors and they also have a “Luna Park&#View full post »