- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Luckily the Greeks of Koroni were taking their afternoon sleep as we drove into the narrow-streeted village. We managed a quayside parking place without hitting our side mirrors or knocking over their parked scooters. The bougainvillea cascaded down the hillside, oleanders, the size of which we have never seen, flushed the town in a hue of pink and the restaurant waiters were in full voice! The bakery owner shared her homemade almond cookies and Ramo promised to return in ...
... up on the pier. We hiked up to the Nestor caves and then the Navarino castle, by Voldkilia lagoon. A real climb in the heat, but wonderful views. We enjoyed a cooling swim in the cove, as we walked back.
Since then, we are back to the beloved mountains, in the Lousios Gorge area, where we drove through a windy, ever climbing road to Karitaina in a startling thunder, lightening and rain storm. Silly, the van coped admirably. We parked in this ...
... chapel and on to the Tzanetakis Tower which presently houses the Ethnological Museum of Mani (Mani is the district in which Gythion is situated). At the extreme end of the islet is the lighthouse of Gythio which is constructed entirely of white marble. It was built in 1873 and stands 22 meters tall. From this vantage point there are stunning views of the sea, or there would be if a bloody great big cruise ship wasn’t in the way!!
As we walked back toward ...
... bubble up and we took turns standing in them to cool off. About three or four hours later we packed up to go shower at the camp ground and stop again for drinks with Jimmy and Athena's friends prior starting our drive home.
Everything about this day was breathtaking and will be something I will remember forever. The drive home was incredible with the sun beginning to set and the constant view of the Mediterranean it felt almost out of ...
... they do in Europe) as well as more of an emphasis on public transit. Instead, we have Harper defending the development of the oilsands project in Alberta which is an ecological nightmare and total blight on our international reputation.
Ok. Back to our trip. We enjoyed a lovely drive along the coast and then headed straight into the mountains. It was a drive we’ll never forget. It was beautiful. It was chock full of sharp ...