Tag Archives: Ithaca

Ithaca holiday – additional bits

I came home in the end rather than hiding out in the big villa I mentioned in my last post.  I think I’d rather still be perfecting my snorkeling (who am I kidding? – getting to grips with a leaky … Continue reading

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Ithaca post 7 – goodbye

Tomorrow morning we leave :( Well, we should. As you would expect with me, not everything has gone to plan and this evening i discovered,as i attempted a shower that we only had a teeny dribble of water from the … Continue reading

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Ithaca post 6 – Greek men

Before I came on holiday someone suggested I find myself a Greek man while I was here. I am happy to report I have found three. Their combined age is around 190. We have Costas who I mentioned the other … Continue reading

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Ithaca post 5 – triathlon and a donkey

Today I did a triathlon. Pog style. First, I climbed up a mountain to a beautiful church (ok, we drove part way but mum and I climbed the last, hardest part). Second, I swum and snorkelled with the fishies (not … Continue reading

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Ithaca post 4 – creatures of sea and land

On our first day here I did a rather daft thing. I booked myself on a day out on a boat involving lots of swimming and snorkeling. This was daft as I: 1 – get sea sick 2 – HATE … Continue reading

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Ithaca post 3 – loveliness

Today I cycled to my most favourite place in the world. Three people slow clapped and cheered as I made it up the final hill (embarrassing, but the closest I will ever get to the tour de France!). It was … Continue reading

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Ithaca post 2 – useful things

I have learned 2 useful things today: 1: a tip from the lovely cleaner here. A really nice refreshing drink is 2/3 black tea, 1/3 orange juice. Chill in the fridge and serve with ice cubes. Delicious (and if you … Continue reading

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Ithaca post 1

Not quite in relaxed holiday mode, I was bright eyes and bushy tailed at 5.30am today. I got to see sunrise though :) I may be coming home paler than arrives though as by 8.30 it was 32 degrees (yes, … Continue reading

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Hooray for holidays!

Finally, FINALLY I am packed and ready for my holiday!  I’ll be going to my favourite place in the world – Ithaca – a tiny Greek island. For the lovely colleague I said I’d post about my single-independent-woman holiday, I … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

Hello – I’m back from my little spot of paradise!  I’ve been to Ithaca (teeny Greek island) on a real family holiday with Mum, Dad, Sisters 1 & 2 and Sister 2’s other half.  I thought I’d summarise a few of … Continue reading

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