The beauty of sailing is being able to get to places impossible to reach by car or by foot.
Found this jewel of a bay and decided to moor here to have our bbq and a little swimming.
in just few minutes of arriving, swarms of yachts and tour boats started mooring….
cooking lunch…..in the boat!
we will be sailing this way SOON! in the meantime, our tatty and hole-y sails need replacing!
Kalispera (Good afternoon)!
Corfu is just blowing us away! it’s the emerald isle of the whole Greek islands because of the color of her bays, .so sparkingly emerald! and it’s the greenest of them all, too!Everything grows here! Plants which I have never seen before in Western Europe, and if there are similar ones, they are much much bigger, thicker and really growing more beautifully! What is it in the soil here? i wonder..
Now, since I am a plant fanatic, I can see myself living here! Well, H is already toying with the idea especially that his dream of sailing the Greek islands is close to happening!
The way of life here is so relaxed, no stress, a bit disorganised and unkempt, with holes, very narrow. In fact, I have already labeled the island as the “one-laner” capital of Europe! And you or the other incoming car has to give way to let you pass the very narrow stretch. But that’s exactly the reason why it is so easy to live here! No rules. Everybody takes their time! Nobody is in a hurry! Their lunch hours are from 2pm to 5pm!
And it is sooo hot! The temperature in the car yesterday was 50degC and outside was 45deg! if not for the seabreeze, it would have been like the Mid-East!
Corfu is the stronghold of the British! Many British families already have their second homes here and if they are tourists, they try to visit several times a year!
As to the buffet, we went for a 20euros per head buffet dinner the other night. good grief! 18 courses and the table was endlessly being re-filled with food! the price includes half a liter of wine for a couple, a fruit buffet afterwards and long hours of Greek dancing, music and everybody dancing afterwards. I imagined, it was not a buffet-for-profit after all but just a big Party! The Greeks sure know how to throw a big party, everybody had lots of fun and fill that night!
Greek men love to gather and talk in cafes….
Greek women are very chic!
If you have seen the men dance together a-la-Aristotle Onassis, you will cry – in regret –
why the heck you did not marry a Greek!