Hotel Irini Stalos
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... fallen rocks. Most of the mountain roads don't have any barriers, I'm glad Les is on the edge of the road and I feel much safer in the middle. Everywhere there are nets out under the olive trees to catch the ones that fall off in the wind. The trees that overhang the roads have nets sometimes as much a 3or 4 feet into the road, held down with large rocks. Most nets are black and blend in to the landscape, but occasionally there will ...
... up to the fortress, passing the church which had a very ornate gateway with a clock and bell built in it. We explored the ruins and walked across the headland the views of both sides of the town were good from here and we could see the fresh snow on the mountain tops. It was very windy and the gusts buffeted us about. We walked back down and on to the sea front, the waves were pounding over the sea defences on to the road, we stopped to take some pictures, ...
... we needed was closed for repairs, we had to follow a diversion for quite a way. It's a good job that we have a map, when we rejoined the main road there wasn't any indication of which way to go to get back to where the turning that we needed was. As we dropped into Paleochora the storm was in full force, we stopped at the supermarket, the locals were double and treble parked to be as close to the doors as possible. As we were at the checkout the owner gave us a box of cakes as a gift ...
... tester, he enjoyed the change from security duties. Once on the islet we crossed over to the other side the secret beach not visa bile from the mail land stretched as far as we could see. It's really is beautiful.
We paddled back to the main beach and made lunch, by now it's 2.30 ish and we decided we would stay another night.
By early evening the rain had returned, the forecast is warning of severe storms until Saturday. We're not looking forward to ...
... you can visit the ruins, we drove past the large stone seat (we don't know what or why it's here) to the site of the ruins. As we parked a man aged about 50 with a twinkle in his eye asked if we wanted the gate unlocking to take a look, we can see that there's not a lot here and it's raining so we tell him 'nothank you' We drove back to the beach area , passed row upon row of green houses where tomatoes were growing, in some ...
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