Saturday, June 6, 2015

Arcadian May one a day

A frantic May at work for two weeks culminated in a quick trip to Greece to see whether Mrs N's castle in Arcadia still stood - we heard that there had been a heavy winter of snow and the the roof has seen better days....
Panic over as Capuccinno Panda staggers to a halt outside Pussy Palace high on the slopes of Πάρνωνας

Spring has sprung and giant dandelions adorn the vineyard

Swimming for the hardy near Paralio Astros

Gyros at Astros

Άγιος Ιωάννης final resting place

Tunisian spur-thighed tortoise (Testudo graeca nabeulensis) seen at speed on the way to Astros

Motorcycle excursion sizing up the way to Stollos

A visit to good friend Manolis to drink τσίπουρο whilst admiring his washing
 A Sunday interlude in Athens to meet visiting friends.

Prettiness at Glyfada

Athens pavement poltics - grexit much discussed

Capuccinno Panda at the beach

κόκκινο ουρανό το βράδυ, οι ποιμένες απόλαυση

It rained

Where have all the €s gone?

Final day, a brief flick through Athens waiting for the flight home - the National Zoo and Futile Debating Chamber viewed from Monastiraki up Ermou street
8 hours stopover at Copenhagen Airport Hilton Hotel - plane spotter's delight
 I forgot to mention the village cat contingent.....sorry.
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