Stavros Tou Notou
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... with frescoes in various states of repair - as well as one "living church" and home of now six nuns - who maintain the gardens and sell linens. This church has a visiting priest once a week and has some unique brightly painted frescoes. There are also a lot of stray cats there. Besides the churches - all are in ruins except the one tended by the nuns - there are the ruins of the Palace of the Despots. The first part was built by some Crusaders with some gothic arches; latter ...
... We noticed the Toronto Maple Leafs flag hanging from a motorcycle handle and the oddity of that on the middle of a Greek island caused us to introduce ourselves to the owner, Tom, who invited us over for wine and beer, fed us baklava and told us his story of moving to Toronto to make money. It is fairly common for Greeks to move to the Toronto area given the poor Greek economy over the years, and if you are Greek and haven't lived in Toronto, you likely have ...
... chapel and on to the Tzanetakis Tower which presently houses the Ethnological Museum of Mani (Mani is the district in which Gythion is situated). At the extreme end of the islet is the lighthouse of Gythio which is constructed entirely of white marble. It was built in 1873 and stands 22 meters tall. From this vantage point there are stunning views of the sea, or there would be if a bloody great big cruise ship wasn’t in the way!!
As we walked back toward ...
... by our favorite whirlpool on deck six before getting ready for the formal optional dinner.
We chose to eat dinner at the Colonade where they were featuring a Mediterranean menu. After dinner we attended the broadway style show in the lounge. By the end of the show, we were pretty tired so we called it a ...
... bubble up and we took turns standing in them to cool off. About three or four hours later we packed up to go shower at the camp ground and stop again for drinks with Jimmy and Athena's friends prior starting our drive home.
Everything about this day was breathtaking and will be something I will remember forever. The drive home was incredible with the sun beginning to set and the constant view of the Mediterranean it felt almost out of ...