Travel Blogs from Corfu
We stopped at the port of Corfu. The only way to really get around the island is to take an excursion. At least it was for us. We were going to see a Monastery in the village of Palaiokastritsa and to the village of Gastouri to visit the 19th century Achilleion Palace.
The places were very beautiful and again the excursions didn't disappoint ...
... to the port entrance. From there we got on another bus to the (main?) bus hub. From there we were informed by an excited gentleman that the, you guessed it, bus to Athens was leaving in a couple of minutes. Hurry hurry hurry! Getting from Patras to Athens was not something I'd planned. I knew there must be some way--the route is common enough, and who wants to stay in Patras?--but based on Google's reckoning it'd involve a series of trains and, yes, buses. The bus left for ...
... charismatic owner’s hometown on mainland Greece. We
ordered pork neck and fries, and a swordfish steak with Greek salad. The pork was
slow cooked and you could taste the love, it was tender and crispy on the
top. After mains I had a delicious homemade baklava and the owner offered to
show us his kitchen, where his wife prepared the food. She cooked on a grill
over charcoal and the pork was slowly rotated on a spit. We finished the
... classy" tour guide that imposed a somewhat unorthodox get-to-know-you game to all of us on the ATV Safari. Rather than describe my thoughts on the "game," I'll just write down the questions for you:
2) Where you're from?
3) Favorite Color?
4) Your Stoplight (Green= Single, Red= Taken, Yellow= What Happens at the Pink Palace, stays at the Pink Palace)
5) Favorite Sexual Position?
6) Last time ...
... s pretty rare. Four times a year, they parade it through the streets with the lid open, and the rest of the time it’s shut. I have no idea how we got so lucky.
The priest chanted as he opened the top and bottom portions of the coffin lid with a key (leaving the torso part closed). People formed a line, and I watched them to learn the protocol: Cross yourself, lean in and kiss something in the foot area, then ...
Other places to stay in Corfu
Agios Ioannis Peristeron, Agios Ioannis | 4 star hotelfrom $219
Main Street, Perama | 4 star hotelfrom $101
Nausicas Street, Kanoni Beach, Kanoni | 5 star hotelfrom $74
- Holiday from hell
- Suicide is painless!!!
Dassia Bay, Dassia | 3 star hotelfrom $149
PO Box 372, Gouvia | 4 star hotelfrom $208
- What a great hol
- How i found it!
Iridos Street, Kontokali | 5 star hotelfrom $166
- Lovely views
- Fantastic for Lazy days!!!
- Fantastisches Hotel
P.O. Box 57, Kommeno Bay | 4 star hotelfrom $209
P.O. Box 69 , Nissaki | 4 star hotelfrom $122
Dassia Bay, Dassia | 4 star hotelfrom $155
Moraitika | 4 star hotelfrom $103
Agios Ioannis | 3 star hotelfrom $74
- All inclusive - A Con
- Hell hole
Ermones | 4 star hotel
- Ermones Beach Hotel - No Quite What We Were Expecting!
- Wonderful holiday
- Fantastic Holiday
Agios Gordios | 4 star hotelfrom $162
- Superb walking country
- Gods country
- What a view
P.O. Box 172, Gouvia | 3 star hotelfrom $116
\N, Corfu | 3 star hotelfrom $57
Paleokastritsa | 4 star hotelfrom $145
Naufikas 41, Kanoni | 4 star hotelfrom $56
20 Nafsikas Street, Kanoni | 4 star hotelfrom $98
PO Box 186, Dassia | 4 star hotelfrom $110
Agios Ioannis Parelion, Agios Ioannis | 4 star hotelfrom $128
Barbati, Barbati | 3 star hotelfrom $50
Benitses | 3 star hotelfrom $53
Sxerias 6 Mon Repo, Corfu | 3 star hotelfrom $82
Hotel Corfu Palace, Corfu Town | 5 star hotelfrom $199
Messonghi Beach 35 , Messonghi | 4 star hotelfrom $107
Agios Ioannis Peristeron, Corfu Town | 3 star hotelfrom $63