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Today we explored Deep Mani, the arid southern half of the Peloponnese's "middle finger," noted for its martial towers and fierce inhabitants. After walking around Vathia, we took advantage of unseasonably warm weather to swim, hike, and lunch on the beach at Porto Kayio. ...
Late this morning, after we had packed the car and given up hope of visiting Patrick (Paddy) Leigh Fermor's house, Mary got a call with the green light from the Benaki Museum in Athens. We walked there (half a mile along a public path) and were greeted by Elpida, supervisor of the house and Paddy's caretaker during the last 7 years of his long life. She showed us around (no photos inside) and told great strides with great affection for her old boss. ...
... sup>th century fortified town. With Laura as my tour guide and her Greek classical knowledge she filled me in on who killed who, in the shape of what animal, ate what magical fruit and was boiled in what bathtub. The gate into and out of the city is worth the trip in itself. Being able to walk through a gate 3500 years old! Mind-blowing. From here we had to understandably go forward in time, and we did, to the 13th century in Napfoli. Not originally on our itinerary ...
Breakfast by the harbour then drive north up the east coast, heading for campsite at Gythion. Stop in mountain village of Lagia for coffee and meet a german couple on their bikes, one of which is a recumbent bike! We buy them a cup of coffee while a rain storm passes. They are on a year's sabbatical from their teaching jobs. Started last September, cycled from home via Italy to Crete. Went home for the winter, then flew back to Crete to continue ...
... been kept locked. I am
disappointed honestly but at least its garden is in full bloom of colorful
roses and there is a pipe of water left running in the garden…who knows for how
long. There is nobody around to supervise all this time that we are here.
Anyway, I walk up to the lighthouse
thinking that I will find it open and climb up the stairs. The way is pleasant
because the area is ...