Stavros Tou Notou
Travel Blogs from Gythion
Several people have commented that we do not appear to be doing any cycling. Rest assured that the lovely trikes are with us and have had a couple of evening outings on the tracks around our house at Gargarou. However, we never intended any major cycling in Greece because it is too darned hot, there are no cycle paths and the roads are just too bloody terrifying. Although this is ...
The weather is a
little cloudy, but it is close to 70 today. We got up at 8am for breakfast, but
cut it short as Jamie wasn't feeling well. We hung out in the room until 10:30
then went out to see and explore the tiny Greek town. This town had over 40 churches in this small area.
... to nap on and off, and at times I was also dozing. We met Jimmy's daughter and her son in Stoupa at the super market to purchase items for lunch. We then continued our drive for a total of two and a half hours until we arrived at the Caves.
Once entering the caves we were provided with life vests and loaded up into a small paddle boat with a man navigating and providing some facts in Greek (Jimmy translated). I wish I was ...
... mad at myself because I had forgotten last night to recharge my camera battery. It was a very good thing that I happened to have a second camera but my second camera is small and isn’t nearly as versatile. I don’t have the same control over exposure (given that today was another sunny hot day) and taking pictures that would do this place justice was impossible. Suffice it to say that it is an entire ancient city (the most massive ...
... for them. They are quite tall and they have to keep their heads bend every now and then.
The existence of the cave was known to locals from around 1900. No one, however, suspected the wonders hidden in its interior until 1949, when a couple named Yiannis and Anna Petrocheilou, founders of the Hellenic Speleological Society, began to explore ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet