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Ionian Islands, August 31st - 14th September 2008

2008 Bavaria 39, "Rumours"

 

Roof top restaurant, Hotel Cavelieri, Corfu
A Gorillapod camera tripod made by Joby, aka our handy Jobby...
Hotel Cavalieri, Corfu
Two De Havilland Twin Otters, Gouvia Marina, Corfu
Take off from Gouvia Marina - Video here
En route to Lefkas Marina
Dinner at Porto Spilia, below Spartakhori
Air con, Spartakhori style...
Port Leone, a village on Kalamos abandoned after the 1953 earthquake
The church at Port Leone, still looked after by villagers from Kalamos
Anchored with stern line ashore, Polis, Ithaca
Are we there yet? A steep walk from Polis to dinner at Polyphemus, Stavros. Well worth the effort...
A raft of flotilla yachts, Polis
Wonderful Polyphemus Garden Restaurant, Stavros
I need a Mythos after that long walk from the boat... Favourite spot in Fiskardho
His & hers Riva look-a-likes, all the way from Cardiff
Supper on the ceiling - a Gecko at Nicolas Taverna, Fiskardho
The new lighthouse, and the old Venetian one, Fiskardho
Goats having a cooling paddle and even a drink at Ay Andreas, Ithaca
A weasel or similar with its quarry, Ay Andreas
Rumours at anchor, Ay Andreas
Snorkeling was mastered, once the laughter stopped!
Not a Honda advert...
Moussaka simmering, and Andy straining his greens...
Sunrise at our new favourite anchorage on Ithaca - Can't say exactly where, obviously...
Old cannon at the ancient Venetian stronghold in 'Big' Vathi, Ithaca
Walking out to the chapel at the entrance to Vathi
Fireworks at a Greek wedding in Vathi - Video here
The chapel we walked to...
F6 from Vathi to Port Atheni - excellent!
Port Atheni, Meganisi
Beach barbeque at Port Atheni
Kalamos
She's still there...
We did indeed purchase some "Sugariness Products"...
The Olive Press, Sivota
Octopussy, Sivota
Seagull still doing sterling service in Sivota...
A Meganisi Plate Fish in Kioni - later rescued...
The attempted rescue of the Plate Fish - a good reason not to use melamine...
And a good reason not to have in-mast furling...
You'll never fit that in here Stelios...
The well known Kioni 'shower' house - yours for €1 million...
One of the recently restored windmills, Kioni
Sailing video here
Beach barbeque at our new favourite anchorage - still can't say where...
Crossing the shipping lanes...
Approaching the Dragonera Islands, en route to the mainland - we saw flying fish here...
Quality vehicle in Astakos, mainland Greece...
Spoiling the Neilson party at Port Kastos...
Mythos in appropriate sizes, Kastos
Hay man!
The lunchtime line-up near Poros, Rouda Bay
Plotter track of our travels...
Last evening dinner at Seaside Bistro, Vliho Bay
Our transport for the evening...