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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 ...
... I struck up a conversation with two cute girls. They were at the tail end of their own Aegean expedition. Mykonos (party island), Santorini (tourist island), and some other one I can't recall. Standard stuff, but then what do you expect from two Canadian college girls with interestingly painted toenails? My plan was to reach Athens, spend some time seeing the big stuff (Acropolis, etc) then retire to Piraeus (Athens' main port) and get a room; my ferry to Naxos was booked ...
... and the blue cheese was far superior to feta, which its normally served with. The octopus came as a scary looking huge tentacle, and although i didn't enjoy it, I'm glad i tasted it while in Corfu. We had a a plate of local cheese served with delicious candied cumquats and for dessert the chocolate cake from our previous trip and a creamy Mille Feuille. One of the best meals we've had so far.
Home, Amaretto, bed.
... and a lazy afternoon, bliss!
Dinner was formal night, so we dressed up and had our photos taken - champagne in hand.
Derek = Crab cakes, Vegetarian Moussaka and Rum Baba.
Kate = Smoked Duck breast, Chicken Cordon Bleu and Choc Jaffa cake.
The waiters did a march thru the restaurant as we twirled our serviettes and clapped, then the did a dance on the stairs.
We went to the show called Ballroom Fever - it was quite good ...
... but turned out to be great, like cleaning horse hooves (ok, not great, but alright), leading and riding horses, speaking Greek and working in a real Greek restaurant.
I don’t have any real regrets. Of course, I wish I’d spent even more time snuggling the animals, but I don’t think it could ever be enough. I’m so glad for the hours I spent petting the ...