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VILLAGE COLOURS KIONI – August 2016

Kioni harbour was reached in half a days motoring in the windless morning. A good idea to be early,  it seemed to us,  for the smaller places like this, and we successfully made the quay ( last boat but one) in the middle of the day. Our requirement was water, and later the motorbike kid […]

OUTNUMBERED IN CEFALU APRIL 2016

Over a million visitors crowd into this pretty holiday town, where the population is 14,000. Although the season is not started in April, the streets were full of Italian families on holiday. The narrow medieval streets have shiny stone pavings in diamond patterns. They all seem to lead to the clean sweeping beach which is […]

A CALM BAY AT TINDARI APRIL 2016

Soon after sunrise we weighed anchor and motored eastwards in the remainder of the swell left over from the squalls.  We had some anxiety about such high windsappearing yesterday when they were not forecast. The moderate swell continued from the north west, pushing us round Capo Calava. As usual at capes, the wind picked up and […]