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Well, it has been a while since we have had a Badger Family adventure so when the opportunity to spend 3 months in Alonissos in Greece we couldn't resist. It all fell in to place all by chance, I was viewing some privately owned villas for a 2 week break when I found one which fitted the bill nicely. When I went to get the phone number I noticed it was a local Bridgnorth number, then Toni saw the gentleman's name in his window only 1 street away from ours. ...
On the way back to the ship, we met our Alaskan friends. He wanted to continue to town, but she was not feeling well. She reminded us of the Ritva, our Finnish friend, looked, when we commandeered her to San Antonio, Texas on a lovely 105 degree day. The three us safely returned to the ship, its showers and air conditioning. Travellers from the a hundred years ago would not be very impressed with us.
... village of Makrynitsa which
was a 40 minute climbing mountain drive. It was very pretty and
quaint with wonderful huge plane and chestnut trees but the view of
Volos Bay was patchy through the mist and clouds which cleared a bit
later in the day after we left. In spite of the weather, it was an
awesome view of the bay. The economy here can't be suffering too
much as the city had plenty of fancy shops and ...
... sandwiches. We then continued down the street and stopped at another restaurant. Here we used the internet for hours and had beers and stuffed peppers. I have to say these peppers were some of the best I have ever had in my life, and the only reason anyone would ever want to come to Volos. We headed back to the ship late afternoon and watched tv and read, before heading to dinner. We went to bed early since we have another early and packed day tomorrow.
... We climbed quite steeply up a windy road with hairpin bends, to our first stop, the village of Makrinitsa 4700 feet above sea level on the side of Mt Pelion. In the village square is a plane tree which dominates the Taverna (Tabepna Greek spelling) and is around 500 years old.We sat and had coffee and local cake which was complementary, then a walk around the village and viewed a nice little church which would hold about 20 people. On the walk back I bought a walking stick for ...