Good morning and goodbye

Early in the morning on Saturday June 9th. It was time to head to the airport and then go home. It was a short trip of only five days, of which I had three full days to enjoy the island. While there is still heaps to explore on Kefalonia, I think I got a goodContinue reading “Good morning and goodbye”

Snapshots of Svoronata

My friend’s wedding  (the reason for visiting Kefalonia) was in Svoronata, so I booked a hotel close by for ease. And what a good choice I made! Astra Village has all the comforts you need. It was clean, staff was friendly, the food was good…all in all a well maintained and convenient place to stay. And whileContinue reading “Snapshots of Svoronata”

Amnes beach

Within walking distance from my hotel (Astra Village in Svoronata) was this gorgeous view and adjacent beach. I never actually went down to Amnes beach, but I thought it was a funny sight with all those parasols in a row contrasting with the organic shapes of the coast and vegetation.  


A love lock or love padlock is a padlock which sweethearts lock to a bridge, fence, gate, monument, or similar public fixture to symbolise their love. Typically the sweethearts’ names or initials, and perhaps the date, are inscribed on the padlock, and its key is thrown away (often into the nearby river) to symbolise unbreakableContinue reading “Lockets”

Kefalonia Island Tour

During my recent trip to Kefalonia to attend my dear friend’s wedding, I of course wanted to see something of the island as well! I booked an island tour, which ended up being a wonderful day with a knowledgeable guide and plenty of things to see! Here are some pictures of that day in theContinue reading “Kefalonia Island Tour”