Spain to Turkey Overland

Santorini & Samos Greece

Santorini & Samos Samos We caught the ferry to Samos and stayed in a cute apartment at the top of a hill with amazing views across the harbour. We found Samos very touristy with ordinary food at tourist prices, we also lost our ferry tickets and both got a stomach bug so Samos was perhaps not our favourite destination!. Santorini From Samos we caught the (very) slow ferry to Santorini, at t...
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Turkey

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Turkey Turkey: We landed by  in Turkey at the town of Ayvalik and hiked to couple of kms into town looking for the bus station for a bus to take us north to discover that the bus station was a 100 metres from the ferry port in the other direction! After a very ordinary lunch we hiked back to the bus station and boarded a mini van that that was packed to the ceiling and stopped at just about every...
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Lesbos Greece

Lesbos Greece Lesbos: We caught the ferry to Lesbos, an island just off the Turkish coast. The ferry was full of Greek army boys heading off for to the Island of Chia which is right on the Greek / Turkish border. Much to the suprise of the young army crew on the boat I slept on the floor of the ferry and woke up very groggy as the ferry docked at 7am the next day. Our plan was to stay a night o...
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Athens Greece

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Athens Greece We arrived in Athens bus station with the OH determined he knew both where we were and which direction we had to head - neither of which I believed. Anyway off we set OH in the lead with compass in hand and me trailing along behind, after what seemed like hours in the boiling sun but was maybe an hour we stumbled (well I say stumbled, he says it was planned) across a metro statio...
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Delphi Greece

Delphi Greece Delphi Greece - Our trip to Greece started in a taxi from our Bulgarian hostel, the taxi driver was quite mad and drove up out of the valleys and canyons as fast as he could go, every time we hit a bump I left my seat and smacked my head on the roof of the car and he had an ongoing fight with his car radio which he kept ripping out of the dashboard and smashing on the steering wheel...
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