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This morning we had champagne breakfast in our room and then
went up on the deck and watched the tenders being lowered to carry people to
After a short debate, Erika decided to stay on board and I
went on my own to see the town. It was depressing. They are two main streets
running parallel with ...
This one is a bit rushed, as we are now heading to Paros Island in the Cyclades group, and will have very limited internet, so don't expect to hear from us quite so often!
We explored far and wide, from the ancient Messene ruins of a 2nd century AD city in the northwest, down to the famous Diros caves down the Mani peninsular to the southeast.
The caves are explored by small boat, and many of the ...
... due to the Greek crisis, and we guess prices must be around half of what they were worth.
The town and area is largely English speaking, and everyone is exceptionally friendly.
Prices are ridiculously cheap- a two course dinner last night cost the four of us €37 or about NZ$62, including 1.5 litres of very acceptable house wine at €6 or $10 a litre.
We have been borrowing a four bedroom, four bathroom villa ...
... and put us close to the Palamidi castle which we explored early the next morning. The hurting Greek economy is visible everywhere, in the abandoned houses, the stories from locals, prices, etc. Yet every person we stopped to ask directions on the street left us with a smile, a wave and questionable directions at best. This did not serve us well when we headed back into Athens, after the Palamidi castle, already a bit late to drop off our rental car and head ...
... a small stone house/temple and rocky beach. The gateway to Hades is only reachable by boat and we didn't get to see it unfortunately/thankfully. Before heading back, we went to see a small little called Gerolimenas. The town has a rocky U shape shore line. A few old stone towers and buildings dotted the water's edge, creating an interesting look to the town. I originally wanted to stay in this town instead of Koita, but we are really glad we chose ...