Day: 2 April 2021

Agia Sofia @ Kardamyli

Our first time in Kardamyli, we visited the old town with its typical Mani fortification, but a hike up into the mountain was cut short when a thunderstorm hit us. Post on the fortification. The weather was perfect, and we headed into the mountains to Agia Sofia, a church and village, which is connected by …

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The Mystras hike

We often like the routes our Alpine navigation takes us, sometimes it finds roads we would not have chosen from a map and it takes us to places we wouldn’t have reached otherwise, like this shallow ford we enjoyed to cross. Always fun to drive through water, as long as you get out on the …

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The hidden monastery

In Greece, you can find many hidden churches and monasteries, often in gorges, glued to a cliff. I found this one on the map, marked as a monastery ruin. When I looked it up it seemed interesting and we went to explore it. It lies at a gorge formed by the river Evrotas, north of …

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