Monthly Archives: March 2014

We’re only a week away

from the start of April OffSeason and the weather is beautiful, it seems the marking of the first day of summer yesterday prompted the sun to come out and it looks to remain that way for some time. The farm … Continue reading

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yesterday’s festivities..

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Independence day celebrations

will be taking place in Gaios tomorrow from around 11am. This celebrates Greece’s victory in the war of Independence against the Turks who had occupied the country for 400 years. School children will parade along the waterfront and this will be … Continue reading

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Boat timetables..

are now released, please see the ‘How to get here’ page. The Despina is currently running, the Ilida hydrofoil starts from 15th April and Ilida Zanadu from 5th May.

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Spring is definitely here when..

you see a hoopoe flitting through the olive groves, a sailing boat in Gaios harbour, the lillies are in bloom and you can run without a jacket! familiar faces return after the winter away and the shops and business’ are … Continue reading

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The Greek kitchen is a colourful one

teaming with fresh seasonal produce, herbs and locally caught fish. Currently the Lenten fast is being adhered to by the die hard locals, the guiding principle being that you should not eat anything with blood. Seasonal eating ensures you enjoy … Continue reading

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So good to be back..

after a few weeks away it’s always great to return home and it seems that I brought the sunshine with me. Wild flowers are in abundance at this time of year especially after some heavy rain, at least the sterna’s … Continue reading

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