Athens Mementoes

Was looking through some old stuff yesterday and found a few slips of paper from some of the old little memories from Athens in the ole days. Athens-Oinoi Season Ticket Drinks Time Bar Athens Jackie O Nightclub and Bar Karelia Malako Megara Athens Train Ticket Tonys...

Chasing Chickens

It was evening in Oinoi train station, an hour’s north of Athens and a dark and isolated place. We were the only lights for many miles around and we were gathered there waiting on a train. The only thing really to do in the station was to eat and drink. and we...

Paradise Bar Athens

1989 was the year we found Paradise, split level bar on Loisson Street, just up from Larissis train station and equidistant from Vathis and Victoria.,em There were several crowds who frequented this dive. First were the runners who represented the hostel population;...

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...

Piraeus

Of course the busy port of Piraeus did not escape our attention. I often had to catch the early bus from Omonia to the port and wait for the early morning ferries to come our way.