Hotel Pikilassos Sougia
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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 ...
... and dog to spend the winter. He originates from Hamburg and owns a house in Russia near St. Petersburg. He's very friendly, he asked if we liked to fish, we told him 'no' and we asked if he did, he joked that his white beard was made of fish bones.
After lunch the rain had stopped so we put on our walking boots, our walking shoes are still wet from yesterday, and we walked into town. We crossed a bridge where the river from the mountains runs into the sea. it ...
It,a very wet and windy again this morning. We set off to drive across to the south coast. As we left the beach area the track had become very rutted with the rain water flooding down it, it made us wonder how the Austrians were going to get up it in their camper. As we climbed up into the mountains there were a lot rock falls across the road we picked our was around them and in another spot there was a large branch that had broken off a tree, we managed to squeeze past it. Further on ...
... a small herd of goats ahead of us and Logan was wanting to round them up, as he was on the lead he kept running around us following his herding instinct. Back at Dream Catcher we could see the Austrians paddling across to the Islet. We took of our shoes and socks and zipped off our trouser legs, then walked across the beach to paddle across ourselves. We had to be careful as in places the water was quite deep, luckily Logan was out in front so we used him as ...
... look as if they belong on the Caribbean. The road ends just before the beach and we continued along a half washed away track by the side of taverna with very happy cactii !! We parked in a parking area next to a small camper with French plates and set off to explore the beach area which appears to be fenced off. There are boards with rules and regulations of what can and cannot be done as this is a protected area. We walked along ...
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