Travel Blogs from Gythion
We were sorry to say goodbye to Nafplio, both the gorgeous town and also Kostas, our front desk guy at the Hotel Athina who repeatedly helped the three stupid Australian tourists, who thoroughly enjoyed their morning yoghurt and honey and spanakopita for breakfast but couldn't
quite work the mysteries of the childproofed hot water dispenser.....we never did get the hang of it. Gwendols and I are also constantly challenged by the doors. Mmmm yes I know, opening a door doesn't really ...
... always get good, honest food, as the staff always put the effort in to make a good meal/snack! Also, the staff are extremely friendly, and if you've never been before, they're especially accommodating So... Food - ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Staff - ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ; Atmosphere - ...
... revolt! But we get to the second gate of the castle and stop to admire the castle perched on its hill top. It is the first real castle we have seen and it is a very nice spot for a castle. We haven’t time to go into it so we admire it and the view across Sparta.
We had a nice meal in Sparta incidentally, our first gyros of the trip! Although we had a shared plate, it was pretty bloody good! During the night, the storm rolled ...
... tower houses up on hill we were passing. Checked out a cemetery up near the tower houses - was full of little houses that had the crypts inside.
Drive down to the tip was just breathtaking scenery, rugged mountains, plungig down into the sea below. Bit sad at the end as this represented the further point on the trip - it's all homeward bound now.
Drove back up to Gythio, and spent the night in a restaurant carpark, right on the water ...
... been kept locked. I am
disappointed honestly but at least its garden is in full bloom of colorful
roses and there is a pipe of water left running in the garden…who knows for how
long. There is nobody around to supervise all this time that we are here.
Anyway, I walk up to the lighthouse
thinking that I will find it open and climb up the stairs. The way is pleasant
because the area is ...