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Katakolon is a small town on the coast very near where the Olympics first began over 2000 years ago. It's about a 45 minute drive out to the site to see the ruins. Mom is getting tired of ruins. She says that if you want to see something ruined, check out my knee. Our next stop is Venice so,min order to let her leg rest up, we skipped the history lesson and stayed in town where she just walked the 3 ...
... leapfrogging around in our bow wave.
We anchored in a strange place called Steno Mathonis and took the tender in to town for a crew dinner. To me at least, the town was odd. It was eerily quiet with restaurants and cafes in the square with diners outside, but no atmosphere. No music or buzz, only a group of kids snogging on a bench beside a refreshments hut and playing air hockey out in the open. It was like walking around a town with ear plugs in! The meal ...
Headed off for the drive to Pelopenesia. Followed a really pretty coastal road along to the bridge at Patra, stopping a couple of times for ice creams, cheese pies etc. Headed out to a beach at Kologria fro a swim. Water was incredible warm. Big long sandy beach with lots of beach tavernas, but nothing else.
Decided not to stay there overnight, so headed further down the coast to another beach at Kalamia. Parked up in a big dirt carpark with lots ...
... br> However, Sue did beat Ken in the 5 metre dash on the original track.
After the morning expedition, we had a quick shop, fighting off over enthusiastic shop keepers. Apparently Katakolon was traditionally a fishing village, but now it only survives from the trade it receives from the visiting cruise ships.
Highlights of the day...
Sue: beating Ken in the 5 Metre dash and the fact ...
... to the cause and no mistake...!!! When we've finally had enough sun, Elaine and I decide to go down to the souvenir shops to get a couple of bits we fancied and to the mini-market for some goodies to bring home with us for a Greek Night special dinner we're having for our Tollesbury buddies, the twenty-two years married Steve & Claire, and their lovely girls Yvette & Natasha. The highlight of this extravaganza evening will be ...
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