Akti Taygetos Resort
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... Byzantine churches remain from the medieval period. The seat of the municipality is the town Molaoi.
The town's name derives from two Greek words, mone and emvasia, meaning "single entrance". Its Italian form, Malvasia, gave its name to Malmsey wine. Monemvasia's nickname is the Gibraltar of the East or The Rock.
Breakfast was scrambled eggs, yogurt ...
... dill. We had two glasses of wine and talked about his corporate career....he was a mining engineer and he worked for a mining firm with gold in the name, he ended being the Vice President. We talked politics, presidential hopefuls, greek politics, children, houses, Idaho, mining, economics and pets. We enjoyed the hell out of ourselves! We hated to say good-bye... This is the reason we love to travel...we found a beautiful old city, walked the streets, ...
... village of Githos to eat lunch of spinach pie. Githos is a tiny fishing port on the Lakonian gulf. Greek mythology says this is where Paris and Helen spent their first night on their way to Troy. On our way to the car, we noticed many bakeries, so we thought that was a sign to buy some cookies. Good sign, they were delicious!
As we approached Monemvasia, a narrow bridge leads you over the sea to the ...
... now was narrow and in places had hand rails to stop you falling over the steep drops. We passed an area where there were a lot of loose stones and many stone balancing towers, it almost looked like a modern monument or memorial site. The path now was zigzagging down very steeply sometimes steps inter dispersed with cobbles. The river was pounding around great rocks making waterfalls as it split finding different courses down the gorge. We stopped in a ...
... I remember us sitting in a small restaurant near the harbour and a warm wind blowing- red dust everywhere wind straight from the Sahara desert!
The wind blew for several days , too strong to leave the sanctuary of Crete just yet but on 1st June we decided to leave and headed for the small island of Kythira at the base of the Pelopennese, ...