Amalthia Beach Resort
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... closed. We drove the length of the waterfront to the harbour and then turned around to drive back. The river which runs into the sea here is still in flood, there is a ford over it to get to the end of the village, there is also some walks signposted but we are not going to risk crossing it.
We drove back out of the village for a couple of miles and found a place to park up, as we arrived so did a herd of goats, they stood looking ...
... full, and full of red coloured mud. The old town is closest, as we strolled up the Main Street all that was needed was some tumble weed blowing down it to complete the scene from a deserted cowboy film set, the shutters were all closed, shop and bar signs were squeaking as they swung on the wind and no one was about, except an odd taverna had a light on. If we had gone in would the drinks have been pushed down the bar to us?
At the top of the street there was ...
... a calendar with pictures of his shop on the front! Once the shopping was put away we drove through the town, it's split into two parts with a hill separating the two sides, where there is the remains of a fort. The new side has a new harbour and a sandy beach, most of the houses are low rise apartments with flat roofs, the old side has the old harbour and small houses with red tiled roofs. We followed the signs for a camp site, hoping that it would be open, somewhere to shelter ...
... wildlife on them. The landscape bordering the beach looks like a giant rockery, rocks and boulders with various plants and shrubs growing from or in between them. Some areas are fenced off to protect endangered species. Many of the costal plants are coming into flower, the whole area is appealing to the eye. We retraced our way back passed Dream Catcher and walked to the left, the beach had ended and hopped across the boulders that were yellow coloured. ...
... again to take a photo, the man was chasing us and shouting for us to drive on ' No Photo' so sorry folks no photos of the deer, which by now was in the plantation on the other side of the road. We continued on our way taking the coast road. At coffee time we stopped in a lay by, it was raining but quite warm so we left the door open. A man who had been stood a little further up the road came to the door, he seemed quite 'merry' ...