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... 8211; we went to Kea, which is one of the islands that is most popular with Athenians for weekends and it is one of the islands where all the villages are away from the coast (because of pirates!). We also managed to be on Kea during their coldest & wettest winter for 40+ years. We were in Kea when it snowed in Athens which meant that it was windy, cold & wet on the island. And, because it was the week between Christmas & New Year, most of the cafes, ...
... do them justice.
Liam of course could not be left out, and even though it was sunny insisted on wearing the new scarf which Michael bought this morning. He enjoyed the views, but did try to take a short cut over the fence one time - the great escape it was not! After that embarrassing interlude, Michael banished him to the rucsac for a while.
We met for a refreshing glass after Joy's second ...
... Where?......never saw those......must have missed some rooms...... Checked the map....yes....missed 4 rooms on the 2nd floor!!!!!!
Not sure how it happened but Michael would be on his own for the afternoon while Joy toddled back up the hill, up the two flight of stairs and tried to find the rooms she had missed (another €8!!) Eventually finding the small doorway halfway through one of the rooms she entered another dream state with ...
... what has become our favourite bar. Terrible really - we've only been here 36 hours and already have a favourite bar!
Then back to the hotel to freshen up for dinner. Michael actually fell asleep, but he is getting old you know! Anyway, we eventually wandered out again in search of dinner, something simple after last night's culinary extravagance, and chanced upon the Taverna degli Artisti. A great choice as luck would have it. A simple bar/restaurant ...
... con lenticchie
Cinghiale stufato in terracotta
Patate al forno
"Fructus" Dossi Conero DOC cantina Conte Leopardi
Vino Spumante Brut Offida Passerine DOC cantina Colli Ripani
Sounded good and was only €45 each, not bad for new years Eve. The meal started at 9.30 pm and ...