A lovely anchorage with a small fishing harbour. There is a taverna on the shore.
We met a lovely young greek couple from Patras that that were camping on the shore near Loizos cave.
They not only shared their freshly caught fish with us, but the next morning at 0600 they met us at the harbour and taught us how to catch the fish using very light handlines and tiny hooks baited with doughy mixture of bread, flour, and sardines.Howard [ Just Imagine ] 03-Aug-2006
Cave of the Nymphs (Point of Interest)
The cave, also known as Loizos cave, has actually collapsed, but this is where Odysseus was meant to have hidden his treasure on his return to Ithaca.Howard and Jayne [ Just Imagine ] 30-Dec-2007
Where we docked the dinghy (Dockage)
We dinghied in to the dock and tied up on the outside near the root of the mole, and went for a drink at the bar.
A funny story
When we returned to the dinghy, we were horrified to see that the outboard fuel tank was gone.
We paced up and down the dock and along the waterfront, looking accusingly at possible fuel tank thieves. We even reported the problem to a coast guard gentleman that happened to be in the port. He told us all we could do was get a taxi to Vathi and report the loss.
We then rowed all the way back to the boat, and lo and behold, sitting on the side deck was our fuel tank that we had forgotten to put in the boat and hook up to the motor. We had somehow motored all the way ashore on the fumes in the carburetor.
We felt very bad about having thought ill of the locals. During our entire trip though Greece we never heard about anyone having anything stolen.
It seemed to us that the local people throughout Greece are extremely honest and would have no need or inclination to pilfer anything.Howard and Jayne [ Just Imagine ] 04-Aug-2006