Greece has been in the news for all the wrong reasons recently. In this guest post, EFL teacher and travel blogger Rebecca Hall reveals how this beautiful country is still full of life.
âPameâ means âcomeâ in Greek.Â It must be a shepherd as the early morning stillness is interrupted by the jangling of goatsâ bells obeying their masterâs instructions.Â I can hear, but not see them on the hill opposite â itâs too densely covered in pine trees.
Ithaca, from Athens, is an 8 hour journey by bus and ferry via Kefalonia.Â Both are incredibly green.Â I was debating whether to bother with this Ionian island or go to an island nearer my adopted hometown of Athens: Poros, Aegina or Agastri.Â Yet I wanted to be inspired to write, and if Lord Byron could be inspired to wax lyrically by Ithaca and her beauty, why not me? (more…)