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... on scarfs to cover what was deemed by the church's matron to be immodest, my shorts and Lynn's skirt. After the impressive church we decided we'd seen enough of the mob scene (which we'd been warned about; no major casualties, though) and decided to move on to the next historic town on the coast. That required a rather long slog up a very steep road to where our car was parked. We looked at is another chance for some good exercise which we'd been getting a lot of on this ...
... here is very impressive and makes the fortress visit a much more enjoyable historical and cultural experience. Departing down the Grand Staircase (a concept common in so many historic residences of great rulers), we departed the palace and had concluded our time in the old town.
Next, we were off to the airport to pick up our Avis rental car. I mention the company name only because it was a lousy experience from the beginning to (nearly) the end. ...
... found a cliff section at the top and stopped for a drink. Perfect view and the beach to come was wonderful. A quick nap, and we were back on the trail. We made it and the water was perfect! So clear and cool enough to ease the burning cuts and scratches. We played and read here until it was almost dinner time and we remembered how far we had to walk back. Oh so far.
Once back we got changed and went out for dinner. It was fantastic!! The menu was a list of inexpensive smaller plates ...
... away, if they seemed unsure, we walked away. After playing on the castle and going to the point the coleuses used to be, we found somewhere helping out 3 Canadian girls who were going to the same place we were but had paid for tickets on a ferry that doesn't actually exist. The man was down to earth and good, we would buy from him.
Once we had our tickets we went into medieval town. The whole town is inside the walls of a castle and is permanently undergoing restoration ...
... of Christ, yet many simply gathered outside the churchyard visiting with each other. Just before midnight candles were lit and the procession of people moved to the main square of the village. There they all gathered around the huge tree in its centre where the priest and other members spoke. At midnight the church bells rang out and it was announced, " Christos Anesti" (Christ is Risen). Fireworks lit up the sky and everyone was jubilant as they proceeded ...
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