Travel Blogs from Monemvasia
... 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 ...
... and it is cheap! A cappuccino for me and a beer for Sam, €5. The water is and was divine! Small pebbles to walk on so it was easy & comfortable to walk on, not like St Jacobs beach. The water was refreshing and warm enough to make it really easy to get wet. No waves at all and crystal clear, it gets deep quickly and then it got so that we could stand in it again further ...
... to complain about, but because those are the spots where you learn something about yourself. Where you see the things you want to change (get over the communal thing) and the things are just you (under no circumstances will I ever eat that much dairy again)…
Okay, again now, circling back to what actually matters. Yes, I was tired and hungover and not put together in the least and didn’t have all the quiet time I needed and I had a ...
... strawberries and black forrest icecream. While we were there we found out my SD card decided to stop working and lose all my photos. Lucky Mel has her photos so all is not lost - just my photos but such is life. We decided to go and sightsee and then I could start taking my holiday snaps again. We found an ancient ampitheatre and we paddled in the Ionian Sea in the Mediterranean - it was warm and oh so greeny blue. On the ...
... pine trees but as I approach I understand that it
must have been abandoned for years. How wrong I was!
The lighthouse is said to be built in 1873
and my guide book says that it is 25 meters tall with a range of 9 nautical
miles. The sight is depressing and I decide to walk all the way back.
At least I manage to take some beautiful photos!
Have a look…..
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking