DANCING PANDAS

Journaling The Journey

The Best of Northern Albania

Isolated and shut off from the world for so long, Albania emerged from communist rule in 1991 and has been slowly trying to catch up to modernity…very slowly. Traveling through most of northern Albania was like traveling back in time and back to the grey, drab colors of the Soviet era. At this point you […]

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Crete

Our last 10 days in Greece were spent on the northern part of it’s largest island – Crete.  With thousands of years of culture and history, there are many pockets to experience and enjoy.  There is a big contrast between such a large island and the smaller less developed ones that we visited earlier.  My […]

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Naxos

    During this trip to the Greek Islands we decided to skip the most popular destinations like Mykonos and Santorini and focused on less traveled gems. Please follow and like us:

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Paros and Antiparos

Paros quickly become one of my favorite islands of the Cyclades. Located in the heart of the Aegean Sea, Paros has many traditional villages showing off the unique Cycladic architecture with cobblestone streets, whitewashed sugar houses and blue-domed churches. The beaches are famous for their exotic turquoise  crystal clear water and the warm golden sand.  […]

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Milos, Greece

  As we approached Milos on the fast boat from Athens (about a third of the time of a regular boat) we were immediately transfixed by the turquoise transparent water of it’s large bay surrounded by the crescent shaped land of the island.    The white homes with blue colored windows and doors perched on […]

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