Walking the sage-scented hills of Marathiá, Zakynthos

After dropping one pair of Aussies off (Alexander and Eoin, at school), we proceeded to the crossroads at Lithakiá to pick up another. Louise, who runs the Zakynthian tradition, food and culture facebook group, and her sister Julie, had arranged to meet us there and come walk the Marathiá coastal trail with us this fine May morning. In fact, it'll soon … Continue reading Walking the sage-scented hills of Marathiá, Zakynthos

Easter in Zakynthos

The book about Zakynthos is coming along nicely, if slowly. I'm up to 12,500 words. That's still much less than I wrote for my Malaysia Diary, though. However, following advice I got on the Google+ Travel Writers community, I've downloaded Scrivener, a program specifically designed to help you write a book. I wasn't convinced that Word was the answer, nor Google Docs, which … Continue reading Easter in Zakynthos