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... kids excited.
We went to John & Polly's to see their house and one the way you have to go past Kitty City, this is a collection of stray cats that are fed by the local ex-pat animal charity. There are hundreds of cats on the island.
We excavated 3000 year old amphora from one of the beaches, Alonisoss was famous for its wine and exported all around the globe even back then. We ...
... museum here about local life. We have a quick walk around there are a few shops selling touristy things, a few tavernas that are open and quite busy with a coach load of students, the church in the centre is very old, but closed. The next stop is back at the coast, we were heading off the peninsular, the road was becoming less winding and the landscape opening up into olive groves, the mountains were behind us now and before long we were at Kato Gatzea a small village in a small ...
... up. The traditional houses are made of stone and have stone roofs and wooden balconies. Some still have flowers growing on them, it's strange to see roses and geraniums in the middle of December. Back down in the village there is a large campsite and the harbour is where the harbour scene in Mama Mia was filmed,with the waves crashing into it today it doesn't look so idyllic. We walked across the sea front back to Dream Catcher, but there wasn't a route over ...
... we picked Boletus mushrooms first which are a yellow/brown mushrooms that hides under the local foliage. Well once we knew what to look for we stumbled on a vast amount, see the pictures attached to believe it. Her knowledge on mushrooms was better than ours and so we felt comfortable enough to eat them for our dinner later in the day. We found another type ...
... time outside which is probably why I have been a little lazy on the blog. We are all well and have hired a car again to see more of the island, there is a beach called Kokinacastra which is pretty special. We have been eating well and are planning on hiring a car once a week to do a big shop and see different parts of the island each week.
Catch up soon.