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... the cafes. We explored the old town a bit more finding the Rimondi Fountain with it's spouting lions heads before heading to the front to find a restaurant for lunch our New Years treat. We chose a traditional Greek place. It had an extensive menu, at the recommendation of 'The Old Druid' we both had Kleftiki, sliced of lambs leg slowly cooked with vegetables and potatoes, it was delicious! Washed down with beers. The ...
... did the 1000 mile checks while Catering made use of the oven and baked a fruit cake and made a venison casserole, enough for two days.
After lunch we updated the blogs and photographs, sent some emails to friends that had written to us over Christmas and then continued our research for our Spring travel plans.
We have enjoyed our week in the Villa, the ...
... is open and you can walk down into it. It was in perfect condition, the walls made of large blocks and the ceiling was pitched, made from the same large blocks, a bit like a Lego roof. It felt a bit eerie being in a tomb from 14th to 13th C. BC. Continuing up the mountain we passed through villages clinging to the hillsides, where goats and sheep were grazing at the side of the ...
... be warm as he even joined me for a paddle. There were two other couples walking, both English speaking, we exchanged greetings, then headed home for coffee and FaceTime with the old 'Druid'. It was good to see him in person and looking well.
We had a light lunch washed down with champagne, having decided to eat Christmas dinner around 5 O'clock,
We sat out ...
... My family puts coins in cheese pies as well. Afterwards, young people mainly go out to bars and clubs and have fun.
On the 1st OF JANUARY, families meet again for lunch. Saint Basil celebrates on this day too.
There are two more feasts after this. The Epiphany / Theophany on the 6th Jan (when we celebrate the vaptism of Jesus)and the celebration of Saint John on the 7th Jan. This is the last day of the children’s Christmas holiday.