Monthly Archives: March 2013

The 25th March

is a day of celebration marking the independence of Greece, it is a national holiday. Our local band perform in the square of Gaios and the children from pre-school to high school lead a parade along the waterfront, the celebrations … Continue reading

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a taste of Paxos

was our reward for all the walking we’ve been doing of late. Today we ventured through the village of Velientatika and onto Fanariotatika where we took a mono pati (single path) that led to the dramatic cliff top view of … Continue reading

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The pretty village

of Velientatika, home of the Vellianitis family was the starting point of our walk today. Although windy the weather has become milder and we walked in the sunshine through olive groves that first led to the ‘bathing hole’ named Bougazi. … Continue reading

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a walk in the sunshine..

what a great day, the sun has made an appearance and the island has taken on that lovely feeling of summer being around the corner. Our day started with yoga at the school, our instructor has tailored the class to … Continue reading

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Καθαρά Δευτέρα

known as ‘Clean Monday’ is celebrated today and marks the start of Lent in the Orthodox calendar, a move-able feast that takes place 7 weeks prior to Easter Sunday. A public holiday that is typically celebrated outside (weather permitted). Today … Continue reading

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A donkey, a mermaid and a power ranger

our afternoon stroll was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone, thank you to Carol and Simon and of course the star of the show, Socretes their donkey. 25 years old with a placid temperament Socretes was quite happy to allow Yanni (our … Continue reading

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a well deserved cappuccino..

the yoga classes have been a great start to our days and we’ve left the classes with renewed energy and nicely stretched muscles. Loggos was bathed in sunshine when we left this morning and we felt we deserved a coffee … Continue reading

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