Island Hopping 2006, Preparation

Greece Island Hopping Naxos

“Somewhere…I once found a list of diseases… and among these occurred the word Islomania, which was described as a rare but by no means unknown affliction of spirit.  These are people…who somehow find islands irresistible.  A little world surrounded by the sea, fills them with indescribable intoxication.Lawrence Durrell – ‘Reflections on a Marine Venus’

Island hopping with a backpack was an immediately brilliant idea when Sally mentioned it in May 2006 and invited me to bring my credit cards along and join her for a week or two in the Greek islands.

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3 responses to “Island Hopping 2006, Preparation

  1. Pingback: A Life in a Year – 19th July, First Attempts at Greek Island Hopping « Age of Innocence

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  3. Hmm, no pic of you and your rucksack though……

    And yes, proper backpackers do just book the flight and take their chance. Some even take their tent.


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