Archive | August, 2022

WATER AT KILLINI AND POROS

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Killini is where we said bye to owain and hello to Linda  It’s just a big ferry port with lines of trucks on a huge concrete area. At the nearest corner taverna was good seafood. Thrapsalos – baby squid. Water pressure and taste good so all filled up. strong n wind so diagonal warp added.  […]

TO ITHACA

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we are sailing north from cefalonia to Ithaca,. From the true legend of captain Corelli’s mandolin to the old 1200 bc legend of Odysseus. Anchored at the very beach he would have come ashore after all those years. Hello darling, I’m back…

NESTORS PALACE

this palace features in Homer where Telemachus visits Nestor in search of his father, Odysseus. The king’s daughter bathes him, oils him and makes him very very welcome in her bathroom…..mmmm. Here is a picture of it, you saw it here first. Parrot says…”Saucy story….”

NAVARINO and PYLOS FORTRESS

We sailed and motored upwind from kalamata. The south Ionian has many sites where history was made…. This fort was begun when the ottomans lost the battle of lepanto at messalongi, where we are heading this summer. PYLOS allowed us to fill with good water, tastes fine. Over 400 L. We anchored at the NAVARINO […]