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The Greek chair

They're everywhere you go in Greece, the Greek taverna chair. They are standard issue and whilst they come in a variety of colours they...

Vaughan & Ellison's guide to ferry hopping

This blog is about our experiences of Greek island ferry hopping, so if you've ever thought that might be something you'd like to do then...

I know what I want to be when I grow up.

A ferry driver of course, but not any old ferry, it has to be something a bit special. Some of you may suggest this thinking is a little...

A New Steed

I was going to title this blog 'what could go wrong', but then that could be the title for almost every blog! Yesterday I did indeed...

Lunch with Tom Hanks

Now that would have been a story. Back to Tom in a bit, but first an answer to something I've been thinking about for a while - does...

My name is Vaughan, I am a Ferry Spotter

I've got a problem and would need the help of the FSA (Ferry Spotters Anonymous) if it existed, but unfortunately it doesn't. Ferry...

Glad we're not sailing!

We're moving on today, Hellenic Seaways and the good ship Artemis, just a short hop from Naxos to Paros (see map below) which is less...

OK, who broke that, own up!!

Yes, it is what you think it is, but it's not some form of ancient Greek pornography, it's back to our old friend Dionysus, the Greek god...

Only Naxians have songs about snow

Well, that's true, in all of the Cyclades only Naxians have songs about snow, but more about that in a bit. It's our third day in Naxos...

They do like a whistle in Piraeus

They really do like a whistle in Piraeus, but I’ll come to that in a bit. I’m writing this blog in the sunshine on the back of the Blue...

Wot, no boat!

That's right no boat. Well, no sailing boat, but there is a boat, in fact at least 5 boats and maybe more, the difference is they're all...

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