Category Archives: Paros

Paros to Thessaloniki – Back on the road



Things had changed while we were on Paros and I don’t just mean the tyres on the bike. Greece now has a brand new government and many people are half joking about the possible return of the Drachma to replace the unpopular Euro. It’s impossible to speak to anyone here for more than 5 minutes … Continue reading Paros to Thessaloniki – Back on the road

Weeks 2 and 3 on Paros



At around 11 o’clock each morning we hear the jingle jangle of goat bells on the hills above the garden. The goat herder spends all day walking them round the valley while they eat everything in their path so the trick is to not walk them over the same route until the scrub has had … Continue reading Weeks 2 and 3 on Paros

Week 1 on Paros



By popular demand here are a few stats from the journey so far: Total distance ridden: 8554km Number of countries visited: 23 Nights in the tent: 83/141 Coldest night in tent: -6c Highest altitude: 1,233m Longest day: 121km (Brighton to Felixstowe) Number of ferry journeys: 24 Favourite country for biscuits: Latvia Favourite country for pastries: … Continue reading Week 1 on Paros