Hotel Cecil Sparta
TravelPod Member ReviewsSaito Minimini Farm Hachimantai
Room with a double bed, private shower and toilet, balcony, neat and clean. Free WIFI downstairs, no fridge in room and no breakfast.
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Late this morning, after we had packed the car and given up hope of visiting Patrick (Paddy) Leigh Fermor's house, Mary got a call with the green light from the Benaki Museum in Athens. We walked there (half a mile along a public path) and were greeted by Elpida, supervisor of the house and Paddy's caretaker during the last 7 years of his long life. She showed us around (no photos inside) and told great strides with great affection for her old boss. ...
... seen that all over Greece so far and in the churches that became mosques in Turkey too. Apparently the Muslims did not believe in any representation of God other that the one Allah. We had a Greek cooking class and lunch at a farm and a walk by ourselves around the ruins of the ancient theatre in Sparta that has only partially been excavated. There are so many ruins in Greece and the government is so broke that they have ...
... We noticed the Toronto Maple Leafs flag hanging from a motorcycle handle and the oddity of that on the middle of a Greek island caused us to introduce ourselves to the owner, Tom, who invited us over for wine and beer, fed us baklava and told us his story of moving to Toronto to make money. It is fairly common for Greeks to move to the Toronto area given the poor Greek economy over the years, and if you are Greek and haven't lived in Toronto, you likely have ...
... off telling us that he and his wife will be waiting for us at home.
I cannot guess which is the house of the couple we are going to, from out here but we shall know that very soon.
As we approach further up we come to the Central Square of the village where once a year when the little church further up celebrates it becomes crowded. Of course there is nobody here now except for us. I take a few pictures ...
... 8211; nice way to spend the evening.
Also had an afternoon on Bouca beach – this was my favouited beach in Greece – as the evening came all the locals came down with their bat and ball games, and picnics. Lots of them just go and stand in the sea up to their chests in groups and chat for ages guess it’s the summer alterative to sitting in cafes.
Driving aronnd Greece the roads have so many little shrines , with photos and offerings in glass ...
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