Monthly Archives: February 2013

The age old topic – weather!

Many people ask what is the weather like in the winter and of course what to expect during OffSeason times. Typically October and November remain dry and the temperature rarely drops below 10 degrees, we have swam up until December … Continue reading

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Support our local team

tomorrow at 13.00 there is an important game for our local football team, if they win they will be promoted to the professional league meaning games on the mainland as well as Corfu. Best of luck    

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the Lenten fast

in Greece the guiding principle for the Lenten fast (commencing 17th March this year) is that you should not eat anything that contains blood, so octopus, mussels, cuttlefish, delicous spinach and leek pilaf are just a few of the dishes … Continue reading

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We’re so grateful

for the continued support that everyone has given to OffSeason. It was refreshing to hear your ideas last night and look forward to putting them in place for future OffSeason weeks. There is so much to see on this beautiful … Continue reading

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On our door step

Although this blog is about Paxos I thought you might be interested in hearing about other stunning places that are so close to where we live. We recently visited the region of Zagori in the Pindus mountains in Epirus, North … Continue reading

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Volunteers welcome

the local council on the island are organising a group of individuals to assist with the path clearing, they are planning to start at the end of February to ensure they are ready for the walks in March. If you … Continue reading

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Live music, Akis Bar

the cultural society are organising an evening of Live Greek music at Akis Bar in Lakka on Sunday 17th February. The event will start around 9pm with music from a local band followed by a band from Corfu, entrance fee … Continue reading

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Events March 2013

we’re pleased to announce the calendar of events for March 2013, please see the separate page on the blog. The starting point and length of the walks will be confirmed a few weeks beforehand and in the event of rainy … Continue reading

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Kronia pola

Literally translated means ‘many years’ the greeting given on name days. In Greece and Cyprus a name day is celebrated in a similar way to a birthday, each Saints name having a specific day in the calendar (today being Babis). … Continue reading

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a stroll through the olive groves

due to the fantastic support we have received we are able to offer 8 different walks in March. Each led by a local volunteer with knowledge of that particular area we will be stopping along the way visiting beautiful churches, … Continue reading

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