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Packed lunch ready we drove to the car park at the bottom of Agia Irini Gorge, we followed the signs and set off along the edge of the river, after about 500 yards the path disappeared under the fast flowing water. There was no way through so we returned to the car park. We looked at the map and decided to drive around to the top of the gorge and walk down. The gorge is only 7 kilometres long but yo drive around to the top is more like 40 kilometres, along ...
Today we cruised to the small island of Kythira. It is nestled at the foot of the Peloponnese between the Ionian and Aegean seas. This is a less touristic island and very relaxing. The capital is Chora, located at the top of a mountain and surrounded by a medieval castle built in the 13th century. Legend has it that Aphrodite was born here as well ...
... built on a rocky islet cut off from the mainland by an earthquake in AD 375 and is accessible by a narrow bridge. It's a stunning old world village all in stone with narrow streets crowding in on you, some held up with scaffolding beams. Some places are being restored, people live here, there is accommodation and plenty of cafés and shops for the tourists. It's beautiful and expensive. Pete became quit sick on the last ...
Steve, Dan and Rob did the first leg of the journey and arrived safely in Crete having stopped of in the lovely volcanic island of Nisyros. They flew back to UK after their adventures at sea and Lucia came to look after the boat in Crete. 6 days later I flew out with Steve (who had come home for his mum's 80th birthday) and Nick joined us in Crete later ...
... I (Julie) lost my hat in a cafe when I had to quickly leave to get back to the bus - oh well best laid plans).
We left Kythira earlier than planned as the seas between Kythira and Monemvassia; (our next port of call) which is a rocky islet attached to the Ioconian coast of the main land by a bridge; are developing into a large swell and the Captain wants to cross before it gets too bad.
We crossed the seas and the weather did not close in although it did ...
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