Ilaeira Mountain Resort
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Late this morning, after we had packed the car and given up hope of visiting Patrick (Paddy) Leigh Fermor's house, Mary got a call with the green light from the Benaki Museum in Athens. We walked there (half a mile along a public path) and were greeted by Elpida, supervisor of the house and Paddy's caretaker during the last 7 years of his long life. She showed us around (no photos inside) and told great strides with great affection for her old boss. ...
... repertoire) and another group of the cats that seem to litter all of Greece and deter Marc at every stop. After a wander through the museum, we were on our way again and just in time to catch a beautiful sunset overlooking the Gulf of Corinth. We wound our way around the coast and over the Rio-Antirio bridge to Hotel Poseidon in Patras. It was astoundingly cheap for the nice rooms and amazing breakfast setting overlooking the pool and sea. We decided ...
... attraction). It was only one floor but had great replicas of military uniforms and weapons along with great paintings and photos of Greek wars. Then we took an unplanned side trip to Sparta on the spur of the moment which was probably the start of a series of unfortunate decisions that led to good stories once we survived them. The first order of business was to get a picture in front of a Spartan warrior (or two). Then on to the byzantine acropolis at ...
... in the gorge of Anakolo at an altitude of about 750 meters on the slopes of mount Taygetos.
The settlement Koumousta was found the 17th century and it is amazing how it has preserved its form, the traditional buildings, its Square with the marble fountains and the huge plane tree in the center of the square. 5 Byzantine churches scattered around are also in short proximity to the village.
INTERESTING VILLAGES WORTH TO VISIT.
This little village of
Xirokambi that I chose to stay should be considered a great starting point if
you plan visiting Mani and the round area. It seems the perfect place for
hiking, mountain climbing or strolling in nature.
We have been told that
it attracts many naturalists ...