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This morning we had champagne breakfast in our room and then
went up on the deck and watched the tenders being lowered to carry people to
After a short debate, Erika decided to stay on board and I
went on my own to see the town. It was depressing. They are two main streets
running parallel with ...
... just a metre high.
On the way south we came across the tortoise shown crossing the road in the middle of nowhere, and helped it to the side.
Apart from the many excellent restaurants in Stoupa we frequented, we also returned to Agios Nikolaos village just down the coast from Stoupa, a beautiful little harbour with many traditional med fishing boats and nice restaurants, and if you look carefully, you ...
... very glad to have stopped at this lovely port town. We climbed the thousand-odd steps to the Venetian castle complex above the city. The Venetians appear to have had a pretty decent idea of castle building. A walk through the bougainvillea lined old town had Laura in love with the place and the jewelry shops. We did have to make a move, as we headed to Epidaurus that evening.
Another day, another ruin. After a night in the car park, we visited Epidaurus in the morning. ...
... 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 ...
... pine trees but as I approach I understand that it
must have been abandoned for years. How wrong I was!
The lighthouse is said to be built in 1873
and my guide book says that it is 25 meters tall with a range of 9 nautical
miles. The sight is depressing and I decide to walk all the way back.
At least I manage to take some beautiful photos!
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