Hotel The Silk
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... but I've seen enough 'antiquity'...I just wanted to hang out in town here. It's a beautiful sunny,warm day - and shops open despite it being Easter Sunday. And the open air cafes are festive with music and lots of Internet access.
A few pics...a brief look at this lovely place.Tomorrow ..onto Messina, ...
... one tried to explain to Ross something about "10 minutes" but it was all Greek to Ross. Her then served the next person behind me. Ross then asked for the spaghetti, and the attendant piled the plate up very high with perfect pasta and tasty bolenaise. It was very good.
After lunch every one decided to go for a sleep and meet again at 6:00pm. At 6, Liz and Ross met the others and chatted and waited until the self service opened. Liz and Dot were hungry and queued up ...
... without rhyme or reason.
Out of the city mess and into the countryside we headed along the coast. Along the way we only went through about 4 no entry signs. But the alternative seemed to be the motorway so we just squeezed through the construction regardless. No one seemed to obey any of the other signs, and as expected didn't care about us not following these ones!
Soon we were rolling ...
... the Glyftokastro near Arla, just north-east of the northern tip of Santomeri. We went via the village of Charavgi on the eastern slopes of the ridge, which meant a few kilometres of gravelly dirt track. It was quite an exciting trek, and the views up to the ridge and east to the valley were spectacular, but for the sake of the Bongo we resolved to avoid too much dirt track in future!
After the disappointment at Portes it was good to see ...
... cell and I talked to them in English and explained and they told the taxi driver to take us back to the first place he took us to so hah there you go for trying to rip off tourists because I'm sure that was more than a 5 euro trip LOL. He was swearing in Greek when we got back to the bus station and he got our bags out and paid and another driver who spoke very good English tried to talk us into taking his taxi to Pyrgos but we declined with thanks and went into the ...