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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. ...
The region of Messinia I am visiting these days is of Rare Beauty and Natural Attractions. Pylos is one of them.
The Deepest part of the Mediterranean.
Pylos is indelibly linked to Nestor's kingdom in Homer but also to the Battle of Navarino, the last major battle ever to be fought with sailing ships and one that signaled the end of Ottoman rule in Greece.
It's many years since I attempted to make the journey from the UK to Messinia in a single day and I allowed for a possible change of plan and my usual stay at Korinthos or somewhere nearby. In fact there are several options after arriving at Venezelos International Airport - including an airport hotel, bus into Athens, or any stop en route via the metro/suburban railway.
I felt well after a smooth flight with Easyjet, went straight to the ...
Each year I like to have a bit of extra clearing done so that there is always an overgrown border for wildlife to flourish, but at the same time, a newly cleared border to ensure that the grove is maintained well. This year is the bog year! After many years of cutting bamboo back a little, it is time to remove it, yet I want to keep other bushes and trees including wild figs, so that the area if not left completely ...
... as I reasonably could. As I reached the main road, the bus came past on its return journey. Note to self - I could make a shorter visit and take the bus each way.
I wasn't tired so decided to walk to a village called Mesochori which I judged to be about half an hour away. I knew there was at least one taverna and I was able to stop there for a coffee and chat to the proprietor about my onward journey. I was reassured that ...
Other places to stay in Pylos
3, Tsamadou Street, Pylos | Hotelfrom $80