Latest Volunteers

Please welcome David from Spain and Jenna from the USA. We’ve been working for several days now, joined on Saturday by local Emmanuel Paleologos, on the trail between the heliport and Prof. Ilias, Kokola. Please be careful at a small … Continued

Orchids

posted in: Spring 2018 | 0

Over the years, I’ve discovered some 17 different varieties of orchids and so it’s great when I find something new. This Orphrys tenthredinifera is a real beauty.

TRAIL CLEARING 2018

posted in: Spring 2018 | 2

Workaway.net hasn’t disappointed and teams for the spring are being assembled. Volunteers from Northern Ireland, the USA, Canada, Spain, Germany and the UK have been booked in and I can’t wait to get started again around 12 March.  I’m also … Continued

Springs

posted in: Winter | 0

Before setting off, remember to take water with you. Check with the Skopelos Trails guide book if there’s a spring enroute from which you can replenish your water bottle. There’s also a list of all the springs across the island … Continued

Sofia’s 39 Steps

posted in: Autumn 2017 | 0

I was recently invited to a wonderful, gastronomic evening, together with volunteers Hamish, Flaminia and Emilie,(Sophia from Del Sol was also there). This was a personal ‘thank you’ from Sofia for the work that Skopelos Trails does. Thank YOU Sofia. … Continued

Good-bye Flaminia & Hamish

posted in: Autumn 2017 | 0

Together with Emilie and myself, these volunteers worked so hard on The Monk’s Trail and I thank them so very much. As if the wasps weren’t enough, we had to contend with invisible, biting insects, smilax vine and household rubbish. … Continued