Category: Travel Blog

Scottish Poet / Blogger / Community Activist

Integration

So Joquim and I were at the “pub” last night in kipselli, in all honesty its a shop with tables outside, they charge 20 cent extra to sit there but the prices are cheap for a premium amstel and its a nice location and people are friendly so its worth it. We were discussing what…
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Athens :(

You know coming back to Athens was quite good, for me at least, as on the Tuesday, Georgia came back from Tinos and we managed to have some time together, was nice to finally be with her in Athens, but Thursday was looming and she was off to Spain for 20 odd days, and I…
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2 Weeks 1 Island

You know Naxos ended and we had another workcamp 2 weeks on the island of Syros, for me I was hoping the first few days would go fast with rest, for on Naxos I hurt my back. I did bow down to the pressure and go to the hospital, where for 8 Εuros they took…
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End of Naxos

So the time has come in a few hours we (La Team) say farwell to the strangers we met over 2 weeks ago, and who are now good friends, we are all used to saying farewell to people, but I think this time it will be harder as the bond has grown strong. A sort…
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Nearing The End

Saturday Georgia the La Team mentor arrived on Naxos, so I travelled to the port to meet her, after a interesting greeting when she arrived, we walked best we could along to a local cafe, where we bought a cold coffee, well she got a Freddo Espresso, and I got a Medium Freddo Cappicino. After…
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A Week on Naxos

So thats my first week on Naxos over with, its been an amazing experience, we managed to get the path we wanted completed done ahead of schedule meaning an early finish today. The group seems to be getting on great with inside jokes and alot of laughs. In the downtime, we have been to a…
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3 Weeks in 1 Post

I find myself busier than expected so I have not had time to update my blog as I thought, so while people are at the pub here in Naxos watching the Euro final I have borrowed Jaana’s laptop so I can update everyone. We have already met 4 people in this blog Georgia the bubbly…
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From The Airport

After the meeting of Georgia, she leads me to meet the other volunteer from italy,  walking over to a girl in sunglasses and looking tired we get introduced.  In all honesty I didnt know what I expected when I read Nunzia’s name on the email.  But from first few moments she seemed interesting. Georgia led…
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Getting into Greece

Wednesday the 30th I left, just missed the train so I had to ait an hour for the next one, met some guys there and we just sat having a laugh listening to Placebo.  Arrived in Haymarket and went to the stop for the bus … alas due to the damn tram works they changed…
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Airport

Im in the airport 4 hours to wait!