Castello Antico Beach Hotel
Travel Blogs from Gythion
Several people have commented that we do not appear to be doing any cycling. Rest assured that the lovely trikes are with us and have had a couple of evening outings on the tracks around our house at Gargarou. However, we never intended any major cycling in Greece because it is too darned hot, there are no cycle paths and the roads are just too bloody terrifying. Although this 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.
A bit of culture for me, looking around Byzantine Mystras (1262 to 1460 AD). Amazing to walk the narrow streets with so many buildings still standing and enormous gateways and defences all around. Inside the churches there are wonderful murals, recently uncovered having been preserved beneath subsequent layers of whitewash. The city is built on ...
... strawberries and black forrest icecream. While we were there we found out my SD card decided to stop working and lose all my photos. Lucky Mel has her photos so all is not lost - just my photos but such is life. We decided to go and sightsee and then I could start taking my holiday snaps again. We found an ancient ampitheatre and we paddled in the Ionian Sea in the Mediterranean - it was warm and oh so greeny blue. On the ...
... end faster than the car. Crazy! We were overtaken (again & again) by bikes & scooters, even though we were lane splitting. We saw an almost disaster – a scooter flew past us on our right, then cut back in front of us. At almost the same time a guy riding what looked like a Suzuki VStrom overtook us on the left, cut across the front of us to his right and almost cleaned up the scooter guy, all 20 ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet