Travel Blogs from Kythira
... Gates and turns in the wall created shaded patches with a cooling breeze to help us make it up the hill. I certainly wouldn't have the energy to try and battle my way into the old fortress. In WWII New Zealand soldiers were here as a medical site and evacuated from the causeway. Shortly after the Germans used the old city as a medical site / rest point as ...
... We hiked to the top and took the wrong turn coming down so we had to back track. This was not the day to get lost, the temperature was 106 so we were drenched by the time we got back down the mountain. Lucky for us this was a short visit and the boat left port with another swim stop as we headed for Nafplion. Nafplion is ...
Today we cruised to the small island of Kythira. It is nestled at the foot of the Peloponnese between the Ionian and Aegean seas. This is a less touristic island and very relaxing. The capital is Chora, located at the top of a mountain and surrounded by a medieval castle built in the 13th century. Legend has it that Aphrodite was born here as well ...
... and this is what we did. Saw the Colosseum and wandered in towards other city sites. The next day we went to the Vatican where Peter took heaps of photos. We also wandered around the Spanish Steps area where we eventually had a nice meal before retiring to our digs for the night. On Monday morning we had to be up early and off to the airport for our flight to ...
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.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking