Travel Blogs from Monemvasia
... Gates and turns in the wall created shaded patches with a cooling breeze to help us make it up the hill. I certainly wouldn't have the energy to try and battle my way into the old fortress. In WWII New Zealand soldiers were here as a medical site and evacuated from the causeway. Shortly after the Germans used the old city as a medical site / rest point as ...
... We hiked to the top and took the wrong turn coming down so we had to back track. This was not the day to get lost, the temperature was 106 so we were drenched by the time we got back down the mountain. Lucky for us this was a short visit and the boat left port with another swim stop as we headed for Nafplion. Nafplion is ...
The weather is a
little cloudy, but it is close to 70 today. We got up at 8am for breakfast, but
cut it short as Jamie wasn't feeling well. We hung out in the room until 10:30
then went out to see and explore the tiny Greek town. This town had over 40 churches in this small area.
We decide to stay two nights and mooch off into Gythion for coffee. Once a major port, now large marina and very pretty old buildings by harbour. Little bit of retail therapy for me then back to swim and snooze. In Gythion harbour there is a tiny island which is where Helen of Troy and Paris spent their first night after escaping from Sparta. At ...
... home cycling through Greece then north to Germany. The sun comes out and the cyclists continue up hill. We have not got the heart to tell them that there is far worse to come. A fruit and veg lorry pulls up in the empty square, loudspeaker yelling its arrival well before we see it. Next minute the van is surrounded by villagers, mostly old ladies and children. We buy courgettes, aubergines and a big bag of apricots. Absolutely delicious! Drive on to ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking