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Birdwatching in the Okavango Delta

Sunset over fan palms in the Okavango Delta

“I don’t like birds!” Siân was looking at me with a ‘there-I-said-it’ expression of annoyance. “Ever since I was young and saw that Hitchcock movie, birds give me the creeps,” she continued. Siân’s husband tried to laugh things off with a ‘That was fiction, dear’, but even he could not thaw the atmosphere. I was […]

Why I will return to Serifos

Livadi beach, Serifos

Been to Santorini, Ios, Folegandros, Sikinos, Milos, Kimolos, Sifnos and Serifos so far: all unique, all lovely, all spectacular, all with their different character. But it’s easy to fall in love with just one Greek island and mine may well be Serifos. Some of the pictures below will show you why, but there are other […]