A life on a Greek island is something many people would basically kill for. In the summer of 2015 I started working on Karpathos as a tour guide and that meant I got to live there for 6 months and I am currently doing so again the summer of ’16.
It has been 1,5 month now that I’ve been living again in Italy for the winter season and last week it finally started to snow. Having all those pretty mountains around makes me want to take out my camera and take a hike when you won’t go snowboarding. This is the result of an afternoon stroll with my camera through the beautiful Albi di Canazei in the Italian Dolomites. ...read more!
I’m driving from Pigadia to the South of the island. There is a supermarket on my right where a man is standing still with his van. He is making a phone call and wants to continue his voyage without noticing that I’m passing by. He almost hits me, but I can still safely drive passed him. Then I see a gas station on my left, full with cars, and another one on my right. The second one is closed. It has actually always been closed and we have only three gas stations on the island, which could have been four. Still, nowadays the closed gas station looks more like a parking spot. There’s a boat parked next to the pump and a white car with a black painted rooftop. I see a sign with the word Amoopi. Here’s the first exit from the main road to get to the beach of Amoopi and the red Toyota across the exit always reminds me of it. However, today I’m not going to Amoopi. I’m driving just a little bit further. ...read more!
Remember I wrote you about an event National Geographic Traveler organized? Yeah? 🙂 Good! Last week on November 6th I traveled my way up to Amsterdam by train together with my +1 (mi hermana) and learned about a little ferry that takes us to the NDSM-werf behind the Central Station. This amazingly great location at the NDSM-werf was chosen to host the National Geographic Traveler Cafe, named Pllek. Yes, with two L’s. ...read more!