Monthly Archives: March 2013

Our first of many walks

started close to Vlachopoukatika where we visited the church of Eleousa that dates back to the 1600’s

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a positive start

it was great to see so many of you last night, I hope you all enjoyed your evening? I don’t think the Kafenion has seen so many people in a long time! as planned we’ll be walking today, meeting at … Continue reading

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an island in bloom

it seems with the start of OffSeason the island is a awash with wild flowers, blankets of purple honesty can be found amoungst the olive groves, freshia’s, bluebells and almond blossom, perfect timing for the walks we have planned. We … Continue reading

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we’re being talked about

Thank’s to Kate for her hard work in marketing OffSeason, we’ve been featured on the following sites: http://www.promote-greece.com/ http://www.mydestination.com Just to remind everyone we’re meeting at the Kafenion in Lakka on Monday 11th March at 8pm, it’ll be great to … Continue reading

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come and join us

The local children and adult choir will be performing music from the 30’s at Castello tomorrow night from 8pm. They will be followed by a live band from Corfu. Entrance €5

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Tsiknopempti

or ‘smoke Thursday’ is all about eating meat and more meat as a final goodbye to the fasting period that commences after ‘Clean Monday’. In the Greek Orthodox tradition fasting on Wednesday and Friday is important, therefore Thursday is the … Continue reading

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Apokreas

is the ‘carnival’ time in Greece that proceeds the 40 days of fasting prior to Easter, it’s celebrated with much merriment, eating, drinking and dancing. In Athens and Patras large celebrations take place and locals take to the streets in … Continue reading

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The Despina has arrived..

what a fantastic start to the month, our new boat, The Despina arrived last night in Paxos and will be making it’s first trip on Monday. The boat has been built from scratch on the mainland and is privately owned. … Continue reading

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