|A room with a view in the hotel Byron.|
|Eating al fresco in February.|
|The Corinth Canal taken from the "sinking bridge".|
We stayed at the Byron Hotel a quintesentially quaint and quirky place, just beneath the walls of one of the town's forts with views over the rooftops down to the harbour. Great little place and for our three night stay it was only €114 (£88) with breakfast and good fast internet.
The only thing which may affect some people visiting is that being built on a mountain side there are very steep slopes and many stairs both in the streets and in the hotel which has no lift. That said it is a very small price to pay and it does aid sleeping when you get home exhausted on a night.
|The sinking bridge in the up position.|
|The small Theatre at Epidavros.|
|Waterfall in the city walls at Nafplion.|
Onwards to the world famous vineyards (well it is to the Greeks) of Nemea. We sampled and delighted in their really very good produce although I'm certainly no expert and ended up buying a couple of bottles to take home with us.
|Unloading turbine blades in Nafplion harbour|
|70 foot low loader not big enough then.|
|Galatas looking from Poros, our water taxi.|
|Fisherman giving the cat his share.|
We found a small restaurant in Nafplio which was exceptional in it's quality and presentation, the latter of which the Greeks are not famous for. It was called Kitton and positioned in one of the town squares, beautiful food in a really nice setting slightly premium prices but generally the food there is a little dearer than it is here. I would whole heartedly recommend it.
|Our residence, Hotel Byron|
|In our minds the best restaurant in Nafplio, Kitton.|
As it happened we did the right thing as access to the motorway was blocked at Messalonghi and we ended up coming home along the old coast road to Asterkos and a lovely ride it was too.