TripAdvisor Reviews Yaliskari Palace Ionian Islands
Travel Blogs from Ionian Islands
... s decided to introduce himself (Terry, his wife was also a mess) and give us a history lesson on what POM stands for (Prisoners of Mother England), his life story, his wedding back in Melbourne, his spud farming days in Manjimup, for the next hour… we couldn’t get a word in sideways… finally his wife (and daughter holding his grand-daughter) convinced Terry he needed to go… and so did we… tomorrow… Croatia awaits ...
... us underneath the grapevines at his cute
family run restaurant. Nikos told us we would have THE best food we had ever
had cooked personally by his wife and then pretty much told us what we would be
ordering for the rest of the meal! Another amazing experience with hilarious
Nikos and family keeping us entertained and delicious Saganaki, Goat and sensational
chocolate mousse washed down with 2 jugs of local red wine. Rolled down ...
... to depart, so off we went. This will be the last time we touch land until we arrive tomorrow at Santa Maria de Leuca in Italy. Upon leaving the Gouvia Bay Area, I took pictures of the Grecotel Corfu Imperial Hotel, where the kids stayed. it was absolutely lovely. It took Millie about 3 hours to transport us to Ereikoussa, where we dropped anchor, and will spend the night. It is so great to be out of the hot, stuffy marina. it is much cooler here, ...
... with many photo opportunities, quite some restraint needed.
We return to Saranda for lunch, again it was a bit ordinary.
We return to the port, with an Albanian passport stamp, randomly placed of the first blank page they find. At least they had ink!
Dinner is again formal. After dinner, we go the Vista Lounge to watch the "Legends of Rock" show. Very good Queen finale.
... training to attend and we also had a few hours to kill so quite selfishly we shared some of that time to FaceTime our parents and show them the view. I got my first taste of swimming in the Ionian Sea, the water is so warm but very salty! We also got our first taste of gyros which is Greek goodness! It's basically a kebab but has chips in it! Yum! We couldn't sail today as there was no wind so we motored to our first bay, Torres a mare. We had a group dinner ...