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We stayed at this beach however decided not to go though a large beach puddle. Others did. Later we talked to some German campers who had been locked in here for 3 weeks, not that they were complaining. It had rained and the estuary filled up. Mind you we had not really seen much rain. We considered the risk for one night and decided to have a lovely swim in beautiful in water. Sadly we could not stay! ...
This morning we had champagne breakfast in our room and then
went up on the deck and watched the tenders being lowered to carry people to
After a short debate, Erika decided to stay on board and I
went on my own to see the town. It was depressing. They are two main streets
running parallel with ...
... just because the scenery was so gorgeous!
Monemvasia, meaning "one entrance," is essentially located on the far side of a rock island. It is connected to the mainland by a narrow strip of land. There are no cars in the town - you have to walk inside and carry only a small bag with you as bringing luggage is very difficult! Other facts about Monemvasia:
- The town is hidden from the mainland ...
... that they sell. It was worth the hike just to see that. The palace itself is at the very top. I thought we would be able to go in, but we couldn't. The view from there, though was incredible! You could see for miles. It makes sense that they built a lot of these fortresses high up - much easier to defend. It only took about half a day to visit all those sites, so we had plenty of time to go back to Monemvasia and explore some more. We enjoyed ...
Nik was the restaurateur in the small bay of Skoutari. His 86 year old dad and brother supplied the fish. We watch closely as they did their' run'. A marvel, still rowing at that ripe old age. No doubt, still giving advice too! ...