I can't believe our second workaway is finished and we're almost in Croatia! Our three weeks went by quick and it was definitely because we were having fun. Going into this workaway, we knew that it was going to be a good host and location based on the reviews from previous workawayers. The hotel is … Continue reading Makry-Gialos
On Thursday morning we left Houdesti and took two buses to get to Agios Nikolaos. It is one of the main tourist cities along the coast. Known for its "lake" that spills out into the ocean, all of the main sites are located on one walkway along the coast and two pedestrian streets. I was … Continue reading Agios Nikolaos
Our first workaway is on a little olive tree farm near a small village named Houdesti. Our time here has been better than expected. Nick and I are staying in the guest yurt and was lucky to have it all to ourselves. Before coming, I was afraid it was going to be difficult to sleep … Continue reading Houdesti
We've arrived in Crete! Heraklion is a beautiful city. We spent the morning walking around by the water. There was a mix up in the days for our workaway, so we will be leaving a day early to go to our first host. Hopefully we will make it back to Heraklion at the end of … Continue reading Heraklion
After climbing hills and sitting on rooftops to admire the Acropolis from afar, today we went up and saw the Parthenon. It was definitely worth seeing up close! Fun story: After taking this picture, Nick was asked to take a photo of a woman traveling by herself. Knowing that Nick doesn't really like being responsible … Continue reading The Acropolis
Yesterday we went on a free walking tour around the city with a historian. We visited many of the places we had already seen, but this time we were able to get some history about each place. Sadly, many of the landmarks don't have signs in English, so before our tour we could only admire … Continue reading Athens Free Walking Tour
Last night we walked to the top of Mount Lycabettus to catch the sunset. At the top, there is a small chapel and a restaurant. We enjoyed the view until sunset, then we walked back down.