Best Western Hotel Rozos
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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We went back to George's house for a bit where we had some watermelon and sweet sugared grapes. We also watched a little National Geographic on the tv before leaving. We said goodbye to George and headed back into town to walk around for a bit. Apparently the town is to Greece what Door County is to Wisconsin. Little boutique shops and restaurants along the port. There was also an old castle or fort up on the hill. It was cute, ...
... was one of the major centres of Greek civilization, a military stronghold which dominated much of southern Greece. The period of Greek history from about 1600 BC to about 1100 BC is called Mycenaean in reference to Mycenae. At its peak in 1350 BC, the citadel and lower town had a population of 30,000 and an area of 32 hectares.
After breakfast we took a ...
... up through the first, second and third bastions to the main keep of the castle. This place is truly amazing. The access is incredibly difficult and yet this castle was captured many times over the last 2000 years. Once into the keep we kept climbing, and climbing, and climbing until we eventually reached the highest point which was the destroyed Temple of Aphrodite. The view from the top was a full 360 degrees, across the Gulf of Korinthos ...
This morning, we left Hydra around 9:00a.m.. In fact all the boats that were crowding us out of our once roomy spot -- were also leaving..... Entering the Saronic Gulf, it was very windy, but the wave action did not reflect the force of the wind, which is a good thing. Once just outside of Poros, the water calmed, and we slowly made our way into the very green, harbor area of the island of Poros. This terrane reminds me very much of the water, and greenness of Washington ...
... light. During the night the northerly wind got up and was now was pushing waves right up against the sugar scoop transom of Orca and this made a relentless constant thumping so neither of us slept very much at all. The next day we, with the help of Jonathon turned Orca around on the jetty to face into the northerly. The next night we both slept very well.
The wind from the north is gusty as it has been for the past three days, the sun ...