We took a one day boat cruise around three local Islands to Kefalonia today. There was very little information from our tour guides and the whole day seemed a bit sluggish. Perhaps those who have not spend much time at sea may have enjoyed it, but we could have skipped this tour. Scorpios is a private Island […]
Toured the island today. Really very stunning! Thanks to Saint Gerasimos we hope to be cured of all our illnesses. We only visited his monastery but his body (which allegedly has never decomposed) is brought out once a year and passed over willing locals looking for a cure. It’s depicted in the film version of Capt Corelli’s Mandolin – we also passed […]
Another frivolous day climbing hilltops and thrashing about in the water. Why do we have to travel hundreds of miles to feel active and spiritually connected again? For travelers and holiday-ers we can recommend Lourdas, Kefalonia for any wanting to disconnect from bustle. Here in September you can get a beach to yourself, but you will have to hire a car […]
It takes us 4 evenings to realise we can see the sunset from our balcony!
Day two of our holiday and low and behold there is a unsecured internet connection near our villa. Recovering from day one sunburn and a very sticky night. I might lose some weight and Debbie is learning to swim.
I’ve been slack . I had meant to post as soon as we got back from our short trip to Southern Spain. I think the problem is I bought a nicer camera and now usual snaps taken with the old cheap “point and click” no longer seem good enough. Anyhow, back in January we […]
A long weekend in Barcelona with 2 workmates Richard and Alan. One of the best accidental finds was a restaurant near the Ramblas – see the restaurant photos in the Gallery: Reial Cercle Artístic – Institut Barcelonès d’Art – Bar Restaurant Address: C Arcs, 5District: Ciutat Vella Telephone: 933015937 For a clean, affordable, and friendly […]