Boat to Ios

Armed with a pocketful of money I boarded the Poseidon Express in Piraeus, bound for Ios. I had been meaning to try to find a friend from L.A ( Alicia ) in Crete, but I had met, literally thousands of travellers on their way to and from the Cyclades and it was time to...

Getting to Eleusina

Running trains meant an ever vigilant presence on any incoming trains to Athens. One of the busiest ( as it linked up with a Brindisi – Patras ferry – was the 309┬áthis came into Eleusina at around 4pm each day, though it was, like most trains, late often...

Eleusis portal to Attica

here in fading light I learnt a lot, I sat with Tim and Larry as distant lights lit up tracts of track towards us. I sat with many friends : Ahmed, Candia, Dave, Kenny, Thomas, Bea, Hannes, Lars, Patrick and others- so many others, as diesel trains made their way...