Messinian Bay Hotel
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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. ...
Barb: We packed and checked out of our hotel. We had to pay in cash but getting money from ATMs has not been a problem. Nafplio is also very safe! We got our bus tickets but since there is no direct line from Nafplio to Kalamata, we must travel to Isthmos (the canal) again first but then we can travel on a speedy highway instead of through the mountains. We ate a rushed breakfast at a cafe ...
... koita ti ekanes--look at what you did) came on the radio on one of the bus rides on Thursday. Not sure which leg of the journey it was (I think the first), but it happened. Gabby woke me up to listen, and I looked ahead to Ariana and back to Elise and saw that they were also bouncing along to the song. It was a great moment :)
(Here's the video, if you want to watch it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-Agc34U iR8 . Be ready ...
... and early evenings are a chance to make arrangements for work as well as enjoy Methoni restaurants in the tranquility of winter.
Tuesday brought more excellent weather and the first chance to work, starting to clear bamboo from "Trigono" grove, a small plot of land with 10 mature olive trees. It was great to see the young fig tree branching out at its top after I removed ...
... playing follow the leader to find out when the swimming started. We walked up a path to check out a monument and an old church which was interesting and all but I wanted some water to cool off in. Once we returned to the ferry boat it all made sense when we saw people jumping off the second floor of the boat. Awesome!! Oh my goodness, what an Fun thing to do. I loved every second of this and Kelly and I jumped off the second floor together. Can't express how beautiful this ...