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... Yanni who had an enthusiasm for fishing. Nik, the restaurateur beckoned for dinner, where John learned from the recently-retired, Italian General what exactly happens at Bunga-Bunga parties, hosted by Berlusconi. Three wonderful nights and we split paths ...
... to help us out. We wandered through the small, haunted town to play with the local kittens and smell the beautiful flowers growing out of every random crevice you could imagine, they were small and white and the smell reminded me of Gardenia. They created a beautiful scent along the streets and made the walk that much more enjoyable. We stopped for my daily regiment of baklava and then happened upon a couple of Greek Canadians. What a lively, friendly ...
... fortified hill of Myzithra. From 1262, during the time the Byzantines became the rulers of Mystras, a huge period of growth began for this medieval fortress town. Settlers from the surrounding plains sought refuge here, the hill side soon filled with houses, mansions, palaces, churches and monasteries all protected by ...
... be waiting for us, I would have showed up much earlier).
Anyway we get his last guidance and points with his hand in the direction of the village which is still way up the mountain. I zoom with my camera and take a couple of pictures.
The village is picturesque where it stands. Stone-built houses with brown tiled roofs hidden in lush vegetation set amphitheatrically on the slope! Wow!
... perched on the gentle slope of a hillside. Beneath the village, miles of olive groves stretched across the gently undulating valley, their trees heavy with ripe olives ready for harvesting.
Their house – one of six derelict properties that they had bought in the village – was a three-story building with a narrow courtyard at its foot and an adjoining two-story building facing it. Local builders had all been keen to destroy much of the original features ...