Skordalia and Walnut Pesto

As clean white linens blow in the warm breeze behind me, I sit at this bar in the middle of an orange grove chatting with Ingrid.  She tells fascinating stories of her childhood and how she would come to Greece every summer from Germany by way of trains.  She tells of how she and Jorgos fell in love. She hands…

The Stairs of Palamidi

Of the thousands of ancient steps we climbed while in Greece, these steps changed me…  Throughout life we all have climbs of sorts but this journey to Greece was absolutely life changing! We climbed steps in Meteora Discovered Mystery Staircases in Tolo Walked up steps in The Ancient Theater of Epidavros Explored wonderful archaeological sites( in blistering heat)…

Almond Cookies of Argos

Amygdolata… What?  The only way to describe these babies is by telling you another story.  It all began one hot afternoon in June, while exploring Argos in our trusty little rental car. (f you are just now joining us, then you may want to check out some of my other posts about our Zesty Greek Travel…

Nafplio, Greece -My Favorite City

How does one describe the city they would live in if given the chance?? We have been to some very cool places like Munich, Vienna, Salzburg…(all those are fabulous, by the way!)  I am completely a mountain girl who loves The Rockies, but Nafplion is just so enchanting.  During our Zesty Greek Travel Adventure, we were staying just up…

4 Nights in Kastraki

This is another piece of our Zesty Travel Adventure After enjoying a complimentary breakfast feast on the lower level of The President Hotel, we checked out of our rooms on the 9th Floor and rolled our bags out to the parking garage where our trusty economy sized rental car sat waiting minus one hubcap, of course.  The night before I studied the route to Meteora…