Travel Blogs from Gouvia
The biggest monastery has been beautifully and sympathetically restored and still houses an active group of monks. The frescos on the walls are both vivid and very beautiful, every surface is covered. All the wood was polished and brass circular candle holders suspended from the ceiling were gleaming and indeed did look like gold. It was a beautiful and calm place with scenic views in every direction, a wonderful place to contemplate a ...
... not gone down so well when we have been used to the lighter beverages of beer and lemon, lime and bitters.
The dinner last night was very nice, although quite honestly some aspects of the silver service do not sit well with us. Just how much can a man or woman in a uniform do for another human? Malcolm attempted to top up his glass with water from a bottle on the table, but it was quickly and decisively removed from his hand by our waiter. She ...
Hi all, promise pictures tomorrow. The ship doesn't have a good enough network to allow me to do that.
We are at Dubrovnik, at a WiFi restaurant and have updated all entries with photos. We will upload the pictures from today in Dubrovnik.
... fans would be interested to know scenes in For Your Eyes Only were filmed here, as it had another life as a casino from the 1960s.
Now it is a beautiful museum, under the Greek Tourism Management.
The palace is beautiful with interesting displays and the terraces and gardens have interesting statues from both Elisabeth's and from Wilhelm 's times.I will include some photos of some of the statues,
especially of one courtesan ...
Sailing distance Piraeus to Corfu Greece - 382 nautical miles. Departed Piraeus 4pm Thursday 29th May - Arrived Corfu 12.30pm Friday 30th May. With a later arrival in Corfu it gave us time to enjoy the on-board facilities. Late breakfast, then back to the pool and spa for some R & R time. Due to the proximity of the Old City of Corfu to the port, we decided to freestyle our shore visit today. We decided to ...