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Travel Blogs from Monemvasia
Lazy start before heading over to go through the tourist cave, Absolutely stunning ... Almost he entire cave was done in a 6 person boat over incredibly clear water. Absolutely masses of formations, and because you were in the boat, you felt like you were right up in amongst the formations rather than looking from below.
Left the caves and drove right to the southern tip of greece. Stopped off to look at a couple of churches, and walked up to ...
... and it is cheap! A cappuccino for me and a beer for Sam, €5. The water is and was divine! Small pebbles to walk on so it was easy & comfortable to walk on, not like St Jacobs beach. The water was refreshing and warm enough to make it really easy to get wet. No waves at all and crystal clear, it gets deep quickly and then it got so that we could stand in it again further ...
Monemvasia is where I start losing the ability to put this all into words. First there is the actual place. The castle itself. Monemvasia is basically a massive rock connected to the mainland by a small two-lane road with a sidewalk. It was founded in the 500s and from there went through a series of different invasions and occupations and it remained a place of some importance, particularly in the Byzantine Empire, until the late 1700s when it faded into ...
... to the ship we came across a guy who was inviting people into his restaurant. I looked around and he looked the spitting image of my brother Darin. I even had my photo with him and he was telling all his friends I was his sister.
This night at the bar I had a 'Tiquila Sunrise ' cocktail then went to the onboard shop to chock up on cold stuff as I caught a cold then went to look at photos taken professionally of us on ...
... pine trees but as I approach I understand that it
must have been abandoned for years. How wrong I was!
The lighthouse is said to be built in 1873
and my guide book says that it is 25 meters tall with a range of 9 nautical
miles. The sight is depressing and I decide to walk all the way back.
At least I manage to take some beautiful photos!
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