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different country? It's completely new. Not a new state. Not a new place to
eat. It is completely new and incomparable, but I will do my best!
Now I know that this is a very short entry. Unfortunately just after my arrival I became quite sick. I didn't have the energy to do anything after the long days of hiking to
post in my blog and it’s a great regret that I have. ...
... museum here about local life. We have a quick walk around there are a few shops selling touristy things, a few tavernas that are open and quite busy with a coach load of students, the church in the centre is very old, but closed. The next stop is back at the coast, we were heading off the peninsular, the road was becoming less winding and the landscape opening up into olive groves, the mountains were behind us now and before long we were at Kato Gatzea a small village in a small ...
... an orange at the side, Les picked them up and put the large grapefruit into his map pocket in his waterproof jacket! Talk about lopsided! He He!
Eventually we came across one of the.mule paths, it's about 3 ft wide with cobbled ridges to help to stop the mules slipping up or down. The cobbles are very wet and slippery today and we are glad that we are sticking to the road. At a junction we turn back down hill, the properties that we passed are ...
... the house next door was selling home grown fruit and veg. We had to have a look of course and saw the biggest pumpkin and squash you have ever seen (no photos as the camera wasn't with me). We got talking to the owners and they showed us their garden plot and luckily we managed to prise some of their freshly squeezed that day olive oil (straight from the press). Wow, it is amazing, we have never had it this fresh and you can tell the ...
... is no raw chocolate to be seen.
We went to Patitiri Beach late morning to enjoy the sun, we ate our pack lunch and then waited for the ferry to come at around 1.30pm. We bumped into Dave and Gerry in one of the harbour bars and had a quick chat before boarding our ferry. I love the fact you bump into people all the time and people are so friendly, I really do like the community feel of the Island.
The harbour was dead about ...