Hotel Alkyon Exopoli
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... the cafes. We explored the old town a bit more finding the Rimondi Fountain with it's spouting lions heads before heading to the front to find a restaurant for lunch our New Years treat. We chose a traditional Greek place. It had an extensive menu, at the recommendation of 'The Old Druid' we both had Kleftiki, sliced of lambs leg slowly cooked with vegetables and potatoes, it was delicious! Washed down with beers. The ...
... wondering what had arrived. Once they had moved on we got out to take a walk, we walked up the road passing some very strange rock formations, we could clearly see stalactites hanging down, mostly broken, behind them were large cave like recesses, they looked like big teeth. We tried taking a track close to the river but where the crossing to the other side was, was flooded. We turned back and continued up the road, taking a right turn ...
... along the pebbly beach back to the campsite.
After a nice hot drink we used the wifi again to compare some prices for our plans in the spring, we sat out in the last of the sunshine, the campsite owner asked if we were ok after the storm and offered us tea or coffee, but we declined.
The washing was almost dry as we moved back indoors to cook tea and plan where to go to tomorrow. We were expecting more rain in the evening, but the sky is quite ...
... the tv on and it was reporting of snow across most if Greece, also about a ferry that had had difficulties and people were missing. Every time we went outside for anything we were soaked by the wind lashing the rain against us. It's a good job we have electric hook up and can put the heating on to dry our coats, shoes and trousers. In the evening we watched Les Miserable as a New Year's Eve treat We saw the new year in, we could hear a few fireworks in the distance before we fell ...
We drove into Georgioupolis to buy some bread afterwards we walked Logan on the beach for an hour or so, there are a lot of resort hotels with beach frontage. The beach is lovely, it's very long and wide with soft white sand. It's difficult for us to visualise what it must be like here in 'the season' as neither of us have had a resort type holiday.
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