By Ali Karim

Ioannina & Meteora, Greece, June 2021

Ioannina & Meteora, Greece, June 2021 After Patra (Peloponnese peninsula), we crossed back onto the mainland of Greece and drove northwards in Greece until about 30 miles south of Albania, we stopped to check out the town of Ioannina, where we had planned to stay a couple of days. Some scenes along the drive northwards…

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By Ali Karim

More Peloponnese, Greece, June 2021

After Monemvasia, we drove westwards to the Mani region of the Peloponnese. Mani is a peninsula within Peloponnese peninsula, on the west side of Peloponnese. The locals are called Maniots and are descendants of the Spartans, whose military might was unmatched in Greece during 650BC times. Our stop for lunch was at Neo Itlio a…

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By Ali Karim

Peloponnese, Greece, June 2021

We left Mykonos taking a flight back to Athens, where we rented a car at the airport and drove west, bypassing Athens, towards the Peloponnese peninsula. The Peloponnese is a peninsula located at the southern tip of the mainland, 21,500 sq kms in area, and constitutes the southernmost part of mainland Greece. It is connected…

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By Ali Karim

Mykonos, Greece, May 2021

Mykonos, Greece, May 2021 From Santorini, we took a Seajet ferry as foot passengers to Mykonos island; a pleasant ferry boat ride for 3 hours; passing multiple other Greek islands (big & small) in the Aegean Sea. At the Mykonos ferry port, we were greeted by the rental car agency representative that we had rented…

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By Ali Karim

Santorini, Greece, May 2021

Santorini, Greece, May 2021 After a wonderful week in Athens, we left for Santorini island, the famous Greek island. We took a short 45 minute Aegean Airways flight from Athens direct to Santorini. There, we were picked at the airport up by the car rental company we had booked a car with, taken to their…

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