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Friday Night in Kalamata

In Greek mythology it is believed that Zeus is not only the most powerful but also looks over tourism. I know it sounds a little odd, but I believe it. There have been countless situations where someone looked out for me, when they weren’t even asked. On the bus from…

Morning in Patra

In all the cities and in all the countries, I have never seen so many pick pocketers. You can spot them from a block away, scheming. It sounds ridiculous, but if you look, you can spot the signals. And they think they are being so sly. It was hard to…

Back on Track in Patra

My plan was to take a train from Patras to Kalamata. I have read several articles about how beautiful the ride is. Greek public transportation is as unreliable as it gets. Buses change routes with little to no announcement. Ferries change times. And trains are completely cut off without notice…