Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Faris Hotel, Laconia, Greece

My Facebook friends have heard so much about this hotel, they are probably getting fed up by now. However, I am back again, writing this while it rains. I can’t see the Tayegetus mountains an… Source: The Faris Hotel, Laconia, … Continue reading

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The Faris Hotel, Laconia, Greece

My Facebook friends have heard so much about this hotel, they are probably getting fed up by now. However, I am back again, writing this while it rains. I can’t see the Tayegetus mountains and the pyramid, because the hotel … Continue reading

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Taverna Pikoulianika, Mystras, Laconia, Greece

If you go to visit the Byzantine city of Mystras, it is worth driving a little further up the hill to find this traditional taverna with its home made food. of course, if you are going to Mystras from Kalamata … Continue reading

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Cats, Dogs and Greeks

I love both cats and dogs, although if I had to choose, I’d probably opt for dogs; not small dogs that are easy to fall over, but medium-sized ones and large ones. The dog in the photo above was in … Continue reading

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Apostolis’ and Rena’s cafeneion, ouzeri and fish taverna in Scala Loutron

When I was on the island of Lesbos earlier this week, I came across a little beach-side taverna that was full of delights. It didn’t look much, but the fish and seafood was excellent. We chanced to find it when … Continue reading

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The Greek island of Lesvos in the north eastern Aegean

I have recently spent a week on the Greek island of Lesvos. I spent three days in the island’s capital, Mytileni and saw first-hand the misery of the refugees who are stuck there. One in particular, who was staying in … Continue reading

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The island of Lesvos in the north eastern Aegean

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