‘Old, sick and tired for a big bike trip’ tour in Mnt. Erimanthos

After a quite long time the old bike gang ‘fart cyclists’ who used to roam around the country, managed to gather up again and leave for another epic bike journey.  Unfortunately, this time some of us were insufficiently trained, some others injured or sick with the flu, so the trip ends up being the shortest…

A bicycle tour in Lefkada Island (a Photo travelogue)

This time, my friend and bicycle comrade Thodoros, offered himself to write the photo travelogue for this recent tour in Lefkada. So, I hope you will travel with us through his writing! 🙂 The route The video: coming soon… The phototravelogue: Misery suspended The euphoria created each time the thought of the five-day tour came…

Greek (super) food you can carry and eat while cycling in Greece

Most of us, when we visit a country, we don’t want just to see some places and leave, we want to expose ourselves to the culture as much as possible. That’s the beauty of traveling, after all, you get to dive into a different world with different smells, tastes, sounds, and images. The more you…

A bicycle tour in the land of Giant Platani (a Photo travelogue)

It’s been more than 4 months since me and Mitsos, in the midst of Summer, explored by bike the mythical mountain Pelion. So many days I’ve tried to sit down and write this travelogue but the stresses of everyday life evaporated all the energy I had to really express my warm feelings and memories of…

Mana Charta: The bicycle touring map of Greece (or the world?)

Have you ever run out of water while on bicycle tour in the middle of nowhere? What about carrying too much water although the area was full of springs?  I have had experience like this many many times although I only travel inside Greek borders for a week or two. I imagine cyclists that cross…

A tour in the Immortal Villages of Tzoumerka (a photo travelogue)

One more time, the arrival of Easter Holidays found us planning the Easter Tour. We were only two this time, so the final destination was quickly on the table of the negotiations. The Immortal Villages of Tzoumerka mountains. These villages during the Ottoman Empire years were the home for many Klephts (Anti-Ottoman insurgents who retreated…