Ninos On The Beach
Travel Blogs from Roda
Looking at our plans to head to Albania and northward, Corfu looked like an ideal fourth Greek island to visit, with its proximity to that country. Our Lonely Planet even called it out as a Greece highlight, and fairly gushed about it.
In short: it feels like Florida for England. Corfu has a history as a British territory in years past, …
... and dry moats surrounding the Old Fortress are renowned for repelling countless Turkish invasions.
We also toured the British-built Church of St. George located within the fortress walls with stunning views of the sea.
After leaving the Old Fortress, we re-enter the Esplanade where we saw the famous cricket pitch, a favorite leftover exercise from the British occupation, located on ...
... by the scenery. What was more concerning was that's what he seemed to be focusing on!
Next came the jump into Blue Eye, which nearly passed without incident. First Steve, who jumped, surfaced and then casually swam out. Then Dad, who surfaced with one leg pointing directly up in the air! On getting upright, he began to float downstream before regaining his footing and getting out safely. My jump then completed the rounds in record time! Talking of time, it ...
... have been toga wizards, I’ve no idea how they managed to make them look like proper dresses. Drinks, dancing and games pursued. In the early hours of the morning hilarity broke out in our room with Kiel coming back plastered and doing funny things. There is a video of the lot, but im no going to describe it in a public forum where I know my grandparents are reading. Haha. Great night anyway!
Tomorrow is out last half day in Corfu, hopefully not too hung ...
Dinner tonight was the Ionian Experience. We headed off to a Greek Restaurant where we had Greek food, Ouzo, and were treated to a traditional dance show, where we saw a variety of different dances from the Corfu Island. Between dances and meal courses, we were encouraged to participate. There were a couple of birthdays and a marriage proposal tonight from one of the other tours. So those guys got extra special treatment, which was fun. We all got ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking