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... and enjoying the afternoon. They were doing a lifeboat drill on board and we could see the process from our table. We went back to the ship about 3. I tried for any free wifi but none available. We skipped the fancy dinner, went to the buffet instead and then to the 8pm show. Tonight it was acrobats and magicians. Tomorrow is a sea day followed by Venice. Hopefully, Karen's knee will feel better by ...
... that Simon and I are on the same wavelength when it comes to food! As it was John wasn’t keen on us leaving the boat as he wanted to get going again but it would turn out that Simon was still drunk from the night before, haha.
As we sailed away the conversation turned to who was to blame for the men coming home at 4am. It was so funny. Laura said ‘I thought you guys were going for a couple of hours?’, John protested ‘it *was* a couple ...
... campers, right on the beach, looking out across the ocean to the Ionian isands - Kefalonia and Zakinthos. People had built lots of windmills along the edge of the beach, which were going mad in the strengthenng wind.
Had a beautiful swim right on sunset where we spent lots of time together just mucking aroud in the wave. Took some really nice photos of Sara in the sea with the sunset behind. Not a great night as the wind got really strong and ...
... br> However, Sue did beat Ken in the 5 metre dash on the original track.
After the morning expedition, we had a quick shop, fighting off over enthusiastic shop keepers. Apparently Katakolon was traditionally a fishing village, but now it only survives from the trade it receives from the visiting cruise ships.
Highlights of the day...
Sue: beating Ken in the 5 Metre dash and the fact ...
... of the movie "Mamma Mia". It's still very hot in what is now the late afternoon, so it was nice to get back to our room and cool off a bit before dinner. Ahh yes, dinner, what's the plan tonight? We've opted to have the Pork Special Dinner here at the Eryphilli as we missed it last week, and I'm happy we did as it was very nice indeed. After that we all set up camp on our terrace for a very relaxing last evening here on Kefalonia.
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking