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We stopped at the port of Corfu. The only way to really get around the island is to take an excursion. At least it was for us. We were going to see a Monastery in the village of Palaiokastritsa and to the village of Gastouri to visit the 19th century Achilleion Palace.
The places were very beautiful and again the excursions didn't disappoint ...
... tour group would be eating an early breakfast. Ugly Americans. At this point I was feeling pretty down. A lot of things on my mind: no cell battery, no kindle battery, how is this going to affect my sleep schedule, I feel sunburned, when should I time my bathroom visit considering the journey from Patras to Athens... these thoughts bouncing around while I sit alone in a soulless, quiet (the tour group has left) dining room. A voice came over the speaker informing us that we'd ...
... flight to Istanbul on Thursday !
We decided to go and explore Corfu Castle, the older of two fortresses in the town. The fortress was huge, and had been in use for centuries. The British had built barracks here, and also a church in neo-classical style.We climed up to the light house on the top and looked out across Corfu town and the Mediterranean below. Sitting on the castle walls we watched ...
... to says the late 90s.
I met some people at the bar and we went to dinner together. There were about 50 people
at dinner, which was actually really good. This was the smallest crowd in quite
awhile and the evening party was at the reception bar. We then went went to a nearby supermarket to save money on alcohol.
The entire reason I booked it to Corfu was so I could be there for the Saturday ...
... trees, but the Phoenicians bought in the olive trees when they realised how well the climate and soil conditions suited them.
After our meze (traditional light snack) accompanied by wine & ouzo, we carried on through some more picturesque villages and stopped at a beautiful café/restaurant to take some photos. You could actually see Albania in the distance from there (just 1.5kms away).
The group were all in convoy making our way back into town, until ...