Travel Blogs from Corfu
... to Vistona which was an overlook on the George's Bay. From here we could see Albania and Italy. The next village was Krini where we walked and saw orange trees, olive trees, cypress trees and cute little multi-colored houses, and wells with sparkling clear water. What a delight. There are 4 million olive trees and 500,000 cypress trees in Corfu. Our next spectacle was the Castle which was actually a whole town inside to protect the people from pirates and invaders such as the ...
... kumquat and lemon trees and, of course, olive trees. Many of the olives were to small to be harvested--but some of the trees already had black netting laying under them so that the ripe olives could fall on them and be easily gathered. Olives don't get picked--the growers rely on gentle winds to blow them off the trees. They must be picked up within just a few days or it is too late to use them because they rot.
We drove onto another town where we ...
... was wonderful--warm and sunny--and we all had a fantastic time. On Corfu we strolled the old cobbled streets and visited the New Fortress and Old Fortress. On Santorini we took an afternoon sunset cruise. We visited the volcanic island caldera and hiked partway up to the top of the caldera. Then the boat took us to some hot springs where a few in our group swam. Lastly, ...
... etc. it is possible to walk up 1350 steps to the top if you have the energy. Though the country is not yet in the EU, they have honorary use of the Euro, hoping to be a part of it within 3 years. Tourism is the major industry. Sat at dinner with some real screams, one couple from Outer London and the other couple from Fyffe. Agreed to meet again for the Captain's formal night tonight. Corfu was today's ...
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 Peristeron, 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
\N, 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, Kanoni | 4 star hotelfrom $98
- Amazing lunch
- The pool is amazing!
- Top Rate For Us
PO Box 186, Dassia | 4 star hotelfrom $110
Agios Ioannis Parelion, Agios Ioannis | 4 star hotelfrom $128
\N, Barbati | 3 star hotelfrom $50
Benitses | 3 star hotelfrom $53
Sxerias 6, Corfu | 3 star hotelfrom $82
Hotel Corfu Palace, Corfu Town | 5 star hotelfrom $199
35 Messonghi Beach, Messonghi | 4 star hotelfrom $107
Eparchiaki Odos Achiliou-Agiou Dimitriou, Corfu Town | 3 star hotelfrom $63