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  • Αντίο and Arrivederci – Backpack Greece, the Islands & Italy

    Αντίο and Arrivederci - Backpack Greece, the Islands & Italy

    After two weeks in Italy and Greece, the trip members were looking forward to the final leg of our backpacking adventure which took us to the Greek islands of Naxos and Santorini. The following morning we boarded an early morning ferry that took us to Naxos. Naxos proved to be a destination full of seaside […]

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  • Dancing through Greece – Backpack Greece, the Islands & Italy

    Dancing through Greece - Backpack Greece, the Islands & Italy

    Yassas from Greece. Trip 67 has enjoyed a week of adventure in Greece that has taken us to the beautiful shores of the Ionian Sea,  the mountainous landscape of Monodendri and the historical metropolis of Athens. In Syvota, the trip members got their first taste of water sports by kayaking the turquoise waters of the […]

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  • Non-stop fun in Naxos – ON TOUR Backpack Greece, the Islands & Italy

    Non-stop fun in Naxos - ON TOUR Backpack Greece, the Islands & Italy

    Hello family and friends from us here on the ferry to Santorini! Our adventure together began in Athens, touring the Acropolis site and sipping on strawberry and lemonade slushies. It was amazing to look out from such a historical site and see the entire city of Athens (named after the Greek Goddess Athena which we […]

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  • Soaking Up the Greek Sun – ON TOUR Backpack Greece, the Islands & Italy

    Soaking Up the Greek Sun - ON TOUR Backpack Greece, the Islands & Italy

    Hello again, this time from Greece! ☺ After disembarking our ferry from Italy, we strolled into the beautiful seaside town of Sivota, Greece. After a night on the ferry playing games and eating late-night gyros we quickly made our way to the pool at our hotel to rest and relax! There was an entertaining game […]

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