Budva Riviera

March 28, 2017 seenplaces 0

The beautiful Budva Riviera, with its azure water, background of mountains and string of bays, coves and fine sand beaches, runs only about 35 km (23 mi) from Budva to Petrovac. Some of the settlements that punctuate the coast date back to Roman, Greek and even Phoenician times, though little […]

Thrace, Greece: Impressions and travel details from my vacation

February 16, 2017 seenplaces 0

Thrace is mostly mountainous, and was first inhabited by Pelasgians, a race closely connected to the other Greek tribes. Thracians founded Eleusis in Attica and the mythical musicians Orpheus and Mousaios were from Thrace. In ancient times, Thrace stretched from Mt. Olympus in the south to the Danube in the […]

Ionian Islands: Impressions, pictures and important travel details

February 8, 2017 seenplaces 0

Ionian Islands Strung along the shores of Western Greece, the Ionian Islands reveal yet another totally different facet of Greek landscape. Green and luxuriant, they have been for centuries the crossroads between mainland Greece and Western Europe, and as such they were able to develop their own culture, literature, art […]