Category Archives: Food and Drink

Corfu Final Impressions: Addendum

I can’t believe I forgot to include this in my Corfu Final Impressions post: Royal Ionian Ginger Ale!! It is fabulous and, if it isn’t imported into the US, it should be. Gingery and slightly lemony, just scrumptiously refreshing.  Tsitsibira … Continue reading

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Final Corfu (Greece) Impressions

Do I ever begin a final reflections or impressions post with something other than the people?  I don’t think so.  And so it is with Corfu (Greece). All of the Corfiots we have met during our 11 days here have … Continue reading

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A Lazy Day Around Peroulades

Very little walking involved today.  Turns out the village of Peroulades has little to offer in the way of distractions. We did find two sort of fly specked shops of sorts and I was able to purchase a couple bags … Continue reading

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Around Liapades

Note that I am not calling today a walking day even though we did walk almost 3 km in the heat and humidity and uphill both ways (well, maybe not that last thing). Very leisurely morning with a breakfast that … Continue reading

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Corfu: Walking-Day Four

Tuesday, June 19: Pelekas to Liapades. Route info: 19.1 km/7 hrs 50 mins; total ascent 590m, total descent 725m. We weren’t scared off by the numbers and we set off about 9:30 a.m. under mostly sunny skies and mostly downhill … Continue reading

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Sunset

Apparently, the west side of Corfu is known for its spectacular sunsets.  Our first night here, the cloud cover on the western horizon was so uniformly heavy that the sunset was nothing to write home about or even mention in … Continue reading

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Final Georgia Impressions

Yesterday, as we were driving back to Tbilisi, Claire posed a question from her position near the rear of the bus:  What would be our most memorable impression of Georgia?  Only one person replied and I don’t remember his answer … Continue reading

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Coming Full Circle

Maybe circle is the wrong term.  Perhaps elipse more accurately describes the shape but it would have to be a very irregular elipse and, I think, that means that it wouldn’t be an elipse at all.  Whatever the correct geometrical … Continue reading

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Batumi to Kutaisi

  September 12, 2018: Up early to begin our two day drive back to Tbilisi.  We will overnight in Kutaisi.  But before any of that began, I looked in the mirror. YOIKS!!!  I looked like a “don’t do this” advertisement … Continue reading

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A Day in Batumi

I can’t believe that I am writing a post on the very day about which I am posting.  I like having free time! We didn’t rendezvous until 10 a.m. and, so, it was a very leisurely and pleasant morning. I … Continue reading

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