Lti Gelina Village
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... We had
tzatsiki, corfu olives, feta in olive oil, taramasalata, moussaka and finished
off with traditional greek yoghurt with honey and walnuts. When I get home I
will be testing out my new Greek cooking skill.
We have a day on board the ship tomorrow as we are now cruising towards Turkey.
We had our final few hours around the pool before heading back to our bungalow for the dreaded packing, mind you after all the travelling we do it really isn't that bad a task and as I pack away I'm already thinking of the next time the suitcases will come out !
We sat on the verandah with a drink watching the various activities on the water as usual, over the week we have noted the various cruise ships through the binoculars as they pull into or out of Corfu Cruise Terminal. We ...
... up the praise every time George gave us a thumbs up or called out a "looking good!" SO... I was not nominated as either a Skipper or First Mate. HOWEVER, after my first mooring, I was roped into the 'rock off' to decide who would moor us at our next stop! I lost in the VERY FIRST ROUND of our 3-person competition. I did manage to con my skipper to give it a go though - which worked well UNTIL she got a glimpse of ...
Today's port is Kerkira in Corfu which is the second largest of the Greek islands in the Ionian Sea. The ship docked about 2.5 kilometres from the old town so we hopped into a taxi as it was a bit hot to walk the distance. It is a beautiful town with narrow streets and alleyways and lots of shops - especially clothes shops - which gave The Management plenty of places to visit. Of course, she found some clothes to buy while AJG sat outside and people-watched ...
... one direction you could see Greece mainland, another Albania and in the distance Italy. All around the island was the beautiful blue water, such a lovely view. We then hung around in Corfu walking the shopping streets. For dinner a Greek feast, all our favourites souvlaki, dolmade, moussaka, olives, sun dried tomatoes and of course the most amazing baklava either of us has ever tasted. Little sick from over eating, but it was soooo good, just one more piece of baklava, it's only wafer ...
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking