Travel Blogs from Finikounda
Great to see Peter Bishton and Bernard Bolt for two days. A very long breakfast at Gargarou. I think it lasted until about 2.30pm. Is that a record? In the evening we join other friends in Charakopio for another fantastic concert from french jazz/folk/blues quintet Troupa Soui. This time upstairs at Iannis and Foulis' taverna. Quieter concert this time with extremely dodgey sound system in the taverna and not as many people as Sunday. Never mind. Great ...
Into Koroni this evening with neighbours Ann and David for dinner and free concert by French group Troupa Sui, touring as part of Koroni Arts Festival. Absolutely fantastic evening of french folk, jazz, greek trad folk, argentininan, turkish, armenian, even Sweet Georgia Brown and the Sheik of ...
Beautiful Venetian castle (1200-1500AD) on the rock above Koroni, with views out to sea on three sides. Inside the curtain walls there is a convent and several churches of varying ages. Nuns still live up there and tend the most beautiful gardens into which visitors are always welcomed. We spend about three hours pottering around, enjoying the peace and cool, sitting in the shade of some lemon trees for our ...
... tiny town streets and around hairpin turns in the mountains.
From Delphi, we traveled across the Rio Antinnio Bridge into the Peloponnese. This area is about the size of Wales or Massachusetts and the bridge linking it to the mainland is the world's longest multi-span cable-stayed bridge in Europe.
To begin to appreciate the ruggedness of this area, we traveled by narrow gauge rail up, up and up through the ...
... Most of the day was spent in second gear as we twisted, turned, and climbed on top of ourselves. Ancient terraced olive groves to the right, goats in the road straight ahead, and shear drop-offs to the sea to the left-- all the while with one eye on the road and the other on the magnificent coast ahead. Speed Racer, eat your heart out.
GOBBLE DE GOOK 2
Zoom, zoom. Look out Dad. Honk. Honk.
What did that sign ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet