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Summer 2020

Sundown Drinks

Having spent the last two months in the Ionian visiting all of our favourite places, and some that we’ve not been to before, there was still a couple that we wanted to visit one last time before heading north to Corfu. Kastos is a small island just a few kilometres southeast of Meganissi. Measuring just […]

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Summer 2020

Shipwreck Bay

Zakynthos, also known by its Italian name ‘Zante’, is the most southerly island in the Ionian and home to the famous ‘Shipwreck’ Bay. We have never visited this island before as there never seemed time to go during our fortnight holidays, and there has always been plenty of other beautiful places to see closer by. […]

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Summer 2020

Ithaca

We are a bit out of sequence now having written last week about the Medicane as many people had contacted us to ask about it. Getting back onto our previous timeline, following our visit to Cephalonia we had a great sail over to Ithaca Perfect wind for sailing but not great for hairstyles!! According to […]

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Summer 2020

Medicane

For the past 10 years we have visited the Ionian but we have never experienced such extreme weather. After writing about the idyllic harbour of Fiskardo last week, there was a dramatic change in the weather, a rare hurricane was due to hit the area with the eye of the storm to go over Cephalonia. […]

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Summer 2020

A Deserted Village

We headed south to Fiskardo, one of our favourite places on the island of Cephalonia, apparently the only village on the island that wasn’t destroyed in the 1953 earthquake. A really pretty old fishing harbour with colourful Venetian buildings, now a very busy tourist location. The bay is full of boats and visited daily by […]

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Summer 2020

Hike to the Beach

We returned to Vlikho bay on the island of Lefkas as there was some strong winds forecast and wanted a good protected anchorage to sit out the storm. The winds came early evening with gusts up to 40 knots, luckily our anchor held tight. (In fact, when we left a couple of days later we […]