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Scramblers at rest and play after last Sunday's walk

Scramblers at rest and play after last Sunday’s walk

Last Sunday’s walk to Agios Evstasios was perfect, with spring flowers in abundance along with picnic food!

This Sunday the Scramblers meet at the port car park at 10.30am to organise a drive up to the monasteries, where the cars will be parked. The walkers then hope to take on a new challenge, ignoring the kalderimi down to Agios Anna and instead going onwards and upwards to the phone masts and beyond to once again look out over Alonnisos.

A picnic will be essential to weigh down Muriel’s blue checked table cloth.

Transport and other details from Muriel Dunlop on 24240 24732.

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Hellenic ZenThe Proteus may have blown her last noisy hooter of the winter, as the ANES website seems to suggest that Friday’s visit might have been the last. But the upper-case Hellenic Seaways could have planted one of those unanswerably zen koan puzzles – what is the sound of one hand clapping being the most famous – in its new year schedules. The Apollon Hellas resumes its Volos-Sporades services this week, starting on January 31.

Except the Hellenic Seaways website points out that there will be no service between Volos and the Sporades on January 31, grasshopper. And probably no other Saturday until Easter.

But that’s zen for you.

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