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Nov 11, 2019 - Pylos

Lois writing The boat traveled overnight from Sunday to Monday November 11 along the west coast of the Peloponnese, leaving an hour or so after dinner. They suggested that we take a seasickness pill beforehand - they supply them free on the boat, but I brought my own. The seas are definitely more active now that we are in the Ionian Sea, rather than in the shelter of the Gulf of Corinth. It wasn’t too bad – nothing went flying off shelves, and we fell asleep with bright moonlight shining in the window of our cabin. The boat docked just at 8...

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Apr 23, 2006 - Napflio 3 - Easter Celebrations

When we originally booked this trip, Jay and I did not bother to look at a European calendar and did not realize that our first weekend in Greece would be Orthodox Easter. We were so lucky to have a room reserved. Nafplio seems to be the place where the Italian And Greek Families come to celebrate. The town is packed full to the brim and I think we are the only Americans. It is hard to describe Nafplio except that it is like Disneyland on steroids...in a good way. The streets are spotless, we have seen two bugs in the entire town and the...

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Apr 22, 2006 - Napflio 2 - 999 steps...ouch

Sorry to all who have been keeping track of our progress through Europe, but due to the Orthodox Easter Holiday and traveling we have been unable to update the blog until now. So I hope you have your reading glasses ready. Nafplio Castle OK..Jay won on this one. He somehow convinced me to climb 999 old marble steps to the top of the Nafplio Castle. The weather was great and the start of the steps are just a few yards away from our Pension. We began the climb and at every switchback we were rewarded with amazing sights and views. The water...

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