Mpalkoni sti Monemvasia
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... and a crumbling church. It was a busy trading port back in the day - in the 8th century they built the wall, then came the Byzantines, then the Sicilians, and then Venetians ... about 30 000 people lived on this little rock! In the 1700s the Turks came. Not an uncommon series of events in this part of the world.
In WWII, ...
... and we had a nice balcony outside. Before 6.00am a load of trucks moved in and dumped several loads of gravel and sand on the beach. We were very happy to leave that place and headed to Monomvasia which is a Byzantinian walled castle on a rock off shore. Most of the Greek photos will be of this place as it was quite something! Tomorrow we will take a ferry to ...
The weather is a
little cloudy, but it is close to 70 today. We got up at 8am for breakfast, but
cut it short as Jamie wasn't feeling well. We hung out in the room until 10:30
then went out to see and explore the tiny Greek town. This town had over 40 churches in this small area.
... of course she was still Helen of Sparta. The Troy bit came later. For some unknown reason I did not take a photo of the island!? Also saw ancient amphitheatre in Gythion center. Looks very neglected. If you look very carefully to the left of the first picture you can just see some of the scenery from the last panto! Even the script was ...
... fuss of the dogs and warn us that water is very cold. No problem. We are British and used to swimming in the English Channel! The english teacher translates and they think this is very funny, particularly when we do get in the water and scream at how cold it is. We picnic on beach and miss visiting Flamohori altogether. Reach Gythion campsite by evening. Excellent facilities, right on the beach and good on site restaurant and lovely hot showers (much ...