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... with frescoes in various states of repair - as well as one "living church" and home of now six nuns - who maintain the gardens and sell linens. This church has a visiting priest once a week and has some unique brightly painted frescoes. There are also a lot of stray cats there. Besides the churches - all are in ruins except the one tended by the nuns - there are the ruins of the Palace of the Despots. The first part was built by some Crusaders with some gothic arches; latter ...
... repertoire) and another group of the cats that seem to litter all of Greece and deter Marc at every stop. After a wander through the museum, we were on our way again and just in time to catch a beautiful sunset overlooking the Gulf of Corinth. We wound our way around the coast and over the Rio-Antirio bridge to Hotel Poseidon in Patras. It was astoundingly cheap for the nice rooms and amazing breakfast setting overlooking the pool and sea. We decided ...
... minutes, patiently, willing the crewman to harness the safety chain across the tender entrance and throttle forward so we’d be on our way. During this time the tender started rocking with the swell of the water. Roisin was seconds from getting up and getting off. No time to lose. Chain secured and we’re off. The 7 minute crossing was uneventful and as smooth and calm as could be expected.
On approaching the harbour, there is normally several statues ...
Because Gythion port is shallow, we had to tender into the port, this means get the little ship from the big ship into the port. Gythion was beautiful. I bought my fridgemagnet and a little greek urn. In the next shop the man was very friendly giving me hugs and patting me on the head. I bought a religious wall hanging there and a sarong from another place. We then decided it was food time so I bought some lovely chocolate ...
... I kind of get freaked out seeing the fish under me but Kelly and Will love it. The girls enjoy playing in the water with their imagination games making me delicious apple pies and salads from sand and water. Jessi used to be afraid of the water but is no longer which is a relief. She can even swim/doggy paddle in water over her head. Haylee can't swim, but has always loved water with little fear. She is so cute because when ...