Thursday, 21 August 2008

SUMMER SUN ~ no not England lol ~ CORFU GREECE

Have been to a few Greek Islands in my time ~and fond memories, my first love was Greek too.

Anyway years and years later this summer I have returned with my family back to a Greek island, this time Corfu . Everyday was beautiful sunshine while back home was the worst August ever. I am soooo glad that I went away.

We had plenty to do, the hotel complex that we stayed at had everything - the view from the balcony made the sea so inviting.A lovely beach , swimming pools ,water sports.
hold on!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
We had trips too, we went out all day on a boat shadowed by 2 others whose company would be obvious later on.Yep water fights with neighbouring boats - zambouka competitions and lots of Greek dancing. jumping from the top of the boat

had a great beach barbecue too -
it was so great that we took another boat trip a quieter affair visiting more coves, sailing into caves and lagoons, stopping at tavernas, diving off the boat into beautiful clear aqua water, One evening we visited old Corfu Town .
with musicians
church processions

and a beautiful church with icons filling the walls with beauty all adding to the magic.
and lovely meal too.
Back at the hotel we enjoyed all the activities
happy hour in the cocktail bar- :))))
and were dragged up to do some Greek Dancing - I won't show those pictures lol
even the youngest joined us -

my son found lots to do - he is a great swimmer and swims for a club but he spent most of his time in the games room - playing pool and other games LOL
Mind you he made a few friends there including Dutch and Belgium, German, Italian and of course the English too .
And this little one had a fine time, I tell you what this little darling fluttered her eyelashes at all the gentleman - all cooing over her.
-LOL and even our Greek maitre'd made sure she had plenty of chocolate spread everyday -
he spread it all over her lips , dummy and bottle - much to her mother's annoyance - then proceeded to make sure she always had plenty of ice cream LOL.
- but thank you Christos you looked after us very well and so did all your staff. We felt very special xx