Below is an outline of what we offered in April 2014. For all activities we asked for a donation to the instructor and/or contribution towards the cost of ingredients.
Monday 7th April
Tuesday 8th April
Farm visit – Vellientatika, the small hamlet of Vellientatika is located just outside of Gaios and is home to 120 goats, sheep and chickens. Katerina produces her own yogurt and cheese and we’ll be visiting her after a walk through the village taking in the stunning cliff top view of Galazio.
We’ll be meeting at Agios Yorgos church at 11am.
Wednesday 9th April
Morning walk – Starting from Agios Yorgos church in Vellientatika at 11am and taking a path along the west coast to the Mousmouli windmill. It will last approximately 2 hours.
Afternoon yoga – at Ben’s bar, Monodendri. We plan to start around 5pm and the class lasts 1.5 hours. Mats are provided but do bring some water.
Thursday 10th April
Morning in Loggos – Loggos is the smallest of the villages on the island and is picture postcard pretty. There are a few little coffee shops along the waterfront and it’s relaxing to sit with friends and enjoy a coffee in the sunshine. If anyone would like to join us we’ll be in Loggos around 11am.
Evening out at Vonza Taverna (opposite Paxos Club) 7.30pm
A Lenten feast of tarama, aubergine salad, saganaki, gigantes, briam and green salad followed by artichokes with potatoes and carrots. €15 per person, drinks will be paid in addition to this. There will also be live music.
Please do let me know if you wish to join us so that I can inform the taverna of numbers.
Friday 11th April
Morning walk – 11am, starting from Ipapanti church
Afternoon yoga – 4.30pm at Monodendri
Saturday 12th April
St Nicholas Island trip (weather dependent)
We plan to meet in the square in Gaios around 10.30am and a boat has been arranged to take us across. Do bring water and a picnic as we plan to be there till around 2pm.
A donation towards fuel will be appreciated.
Sunday 13th April
Palm Sunday mass will be taking place in various churches around the island. Guests are welcome to attend all or some of the mass, it would be best to arrive around 9.30am. The main church is Gaios (next to the bakery) will definately have mass.
Morning yoga – 11.30am at Monodendri
Evening out – Some guests may be leaving the following day so we thought it would be good to get together one last time – any excuse for another night out!
Monday 14th April
Morning walk with Socrates the donkey, starting at 11am from Fontana village
Tuesday 15th April
Afternoon yoga – 5pm at Monodendri
Wednesday 16th April
Morning walk – not taking place
Thursday 17th April
Preparation of the shrouds – various churches
Friday 18th April
Panagia island – mass and procession. Boats will be leaving from Gaios (near the square) from around 4pm, it would be best to get there around 3.30pm
pm – village processions. Lakka 8pm, Loggos 9pm and Gaios 10pm (approximately)
Saturday 19th April
am – St Jacobs Church, Fontana – banging of the pews, its best to get there by 8.30am
mid night – Easter celebrations in the villages of Loggos, Lakka and Gaios
Sunday 20th April