Gelina Village Hotel & Resort
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... to Vistona which was an overlook on the George's Bay. From here we could see Albania and Italy. The next village was Krini where we walked and saw orange trees, olive trees, cypress trees and cute little multi-colored houses, and wells with sparkling clear water. What a delight. There are 4 million olive trees and 500,000 cypress trees in Corfu. Our next spectacle was the Castle which was actually a whole town inside to protect the people from pirates and invaders such as the ...
... kumquat and lemon trees and, of course, olive trees. Many of the olives were to small to be harvested--but some of the trees already had black netting laying under them so that the ripe olives could fall on them and be easily gathered. Olives don't get picked--the growers rely on gentle winds to blow them off the trees. They must be picked up within just a few days or it is too late to use them because they rot.
We drove onto another town where we ...
... was wonderful--warm and sunny--and we all had a fantastic time. On Corfu we strolled the old cobbled streets and visited the New Fortress and Old Fortress. On Santorini we took an afternoon sunset cruise. We visited the volcanic island caldera and hiked partway up to the top of the caldera. Then the boat took us to some hot springs where a few in our group swam. Lastly, ...
... etc. it is possible to walk up 1350 steps to the top if you have the energy. Though the country is not yet in the EU, they have honorary use of the Euro, hoping to be a part of it within 3 years. Tourism is the major industry. Sat at dinner with some real screams, one couple from Outer London and the other couple from Fyffe. Agreed to meet again for the Captain's formal night tonight. Corfu was today's ...