Roda Garden Village
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... island, Corfu has two of these castles enclosing the capital, the only city in Greece to be surrounded in such a way.
We drove into Corfu Town and were dropped off at the gorgeous Esplanade, one of the largest in Europe. From there we entered the dramatic Old Fortress that rises from the surrounding cliffs and the foundation of the previous Byzantine castle. Built by the Venetians, the ...
... rages on! After stopping for a beer (the first of the morning) by the bus stop, we missed the 11:30 bus which arrived at 11:20, and instead caught the 12:30 at 11:50. Confused? Welcome to Albania!
On arriving we found the nearest shady bar and had a our first beer (of the afternoon). We then went for a swim before returning to the safety (shade) of the bar! Ordering the food was a less stressful experience than the previous night!
After a second swim ...
... a toga. Pretty easy. “one knot if you want it to come undone, 2 if you don’t” were the instructions. Haha. After dinner, we had a couple of hours to sink some pre-drinks and get toga’d up. A lot of the blokes could not work it out and I ended up tied like 7 or 8 togas. The hardest was Joes, the dwarfs, having to first quarter the sheet and then having too much material to make a knot with.
The party tonight was great fun. Some of the ...
... have a couple with the new groups.
On the way back, the bus got rowdy. There are a few trigger songs that set of this lot. One of those songs came on and it was like feeding time at the zoo. We had people losing their shirts, swinging off the roof, doing he worm down the aisle, it was a party on the bus for sure. Arrival at the pool bar as disappointing, as all but maybe 10 of the other 100 people had gone to bed. Oh well you work with what you're give, and ...
... taught us some of the steps. Greek dancing is traditionally done in big circles. It was lots of fun and the food was really good too. Haven't been able to update much as the wifi has been pretty poor. I'm on a ferry to Venice right now and have had to buy some wifi. Didn't get on the ferry until 3am this morning as it was delayed so got lots of sleep ...
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- Swimming pool