Category Archives: Walking

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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Mud flaps or Lips?

Friday, June 22, Villa de Loulia. Yesterday, I awoke for this first time with lips of an almost normal size.  Hooray, thought I, perhaps my strange lips/mouth/tongue issue is beginning to resolve itself.  But, NO, this morning I awoke to … Continue reading

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Corfu: Walking-Day Five

Liapades to Agios Georgios Route info: 14.8 km/6hrs 10mins; total ascent 480 m, total descent 570m. Although yesterday, Thursday, June 21, was just our fifth walking day, by the time we were halfway done if felt as if we had … 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 Three

Perhaps I shouldn’t give us credit for Monday, June 18th, as a walking day but we are taking a rather liberal approach to “walking” and, so, in it goes! Monday was our second full day in Pelekas at the Hotel … Continue reading

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Corfu: Walking Day Two

Today, Sunday, June 19th, we walked again.  Showery in the morning but after a leisurely breakfast and rest, we headed down our hill, through the village of Pelekas, to Pelekas Beach.  I thought “uphill” was an ugly word.  Turns out … Continue reading

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Paramonas to Pelekas

Yesterday, June 16th, we covered the 17+ km from Paramonas to Pelekas.  Joan’s not quite dry hiking shoes did not present a problem in spite of the fact that our journey took us up and down and up again many … 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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Done and Dusted: First Walking Day

Although “done and drenched” would be a better title for today’s post.  More about that later. First of all, it is SO cool to be in this part of Greece. Michael and I have never made it to any part … Continue reading

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