Aphrodite Beach Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- High-speed internet in room
- Swimming pool
- Smoking rooms available
- Non-smoking rooms
- Refrigerator in room
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We had a brief day visit to the Island of Lesbos. Sadly for Russ and I it was a day of preparation for an evening presentation on the Turkish wars after WW1. This island played a significant role in that era and was where many Turkish Greek people were expelled after the Greeks failed in their attempt to invade Turkey and capture Ankara. Carm and Michelle went on a day tour and joined us for dinner and the ...
... br> We were allowed through after the 8pm 'opening'.
DAY 43 – April 24, 2015
We are now in the Aegean Sea with the 1st stop being Lesbos and the port city of Mytilene.
This is the home of the best Ouzo.
All Greek islands have that 'special' charm and Mytilene is no ...
... specialising in aerial silk work. Not tonight, thanks. Before dinner we attended a slightly grand cocktail party. Formal attire, free drinks and canapés. Not too bad as we were there for only the last half hour. It is sooooo not my thing. Nicked a handful of after dinner mints on the way out of the restaurant. Lying in bed doing the diary and feeling unwell. Another successful day! Early start tomorrow with the ANZAC service at ...
... br> Then there's the huge nomadic canine population. Dogs roam wild here, in packs they enter restaurants and bars, looking for snippets and leftovers. In Istanbul, the council de-sexes them, and has a natty recycling scheme with machines dispensing pellets of dog food when a bottle or can is dropped in for recycling, to keep pups healthy and controlled. Not so organised, though, in Greece, where it's a laissez-faire world for dogs, ...
... means crossing its spiney ridges with their blind corners, sheer drops, and very narrow roads. Each bend is a potential trap, with goats and donkeys lying in ambush, and bands of wild dogs astir. Huge olive groves cover the steep rocky hills, with nets for the harvest folded ready for the summer. Isolated villages have their own co-operative- owned oil pressing sheds, and the island's unctuous olive products are famous.