A time machine to the Middle Ages

Akis Temperidis We didn’t know Sighisoara, as a town, as a name or whatever.  A fellow greek overlander, Yannis Yannopoulos, who is on his ultimate Overland Diaries trip mentioned the place during a chat we had while we were in Romania. We googled the town and we...

We could live in Sibiu

TheWorldOffRoad I admit I had a completely different perception of Romanian cities. I imagined them grey communist relics with loads of traffic jams and huge concrete blocks.  I should have known better. Craiova – the first town we stayed in Romania –...

Transfagarasan!

Europe It’s hard to spell and to remember the name:TRANS – FA- GAR – ASAN! It literally means it crosses the Fagaras mountains. These are part of the Karpathian range.  They say it’s the most beautiful road in the world. We really wanted to see if this is...

Our first week in Bulgaria

Hello from beautiful Plovdiv – the ancient Phillippopolis – of Bulgaria. This is our first week in the country but it seems as if we left Greece a month ago. One thing is certain: travel distorts your biological clock.  Last Monday we left our home country...

09.09.19

The time has come, right? Our departure date is fixed. Let’s see if we can really make it! 9 September 2019 we intend to leave Thessaloniki and drive towards Turkey. It’s a symbolic date for us because it marks the 9th anniversary of our return from our...

Destination central Greece

After 40 days in Thessaloniki here we are at Metsovo village, maybe the most visited in the whole region of Epirus. We skipped the modern “Egnatia” motorway and drove on regional roads from Thessaloniki to Veroia, Grevena and arrived to Metsovo late...