We stayed here while we were in Galaxidi. The hotel was very basic but with some quirky touches
the views were stunning
particularly from the terrace. In the summer this is where breakfast is served but unfortunately not in winter or spring, and we were sorry about that. It was possible to sit here though
and enjoy the views.
The evenings started with ouzos in one of the seafront bars (no photographs I'm afraid) and then we came here for our evening meal.
The food was so good, that we had all of our meals here. Our travelling companions had been to Galaxidi before, had sampled other places, and confirmed that the best food was to be found here. We kept very unorthodox hours: lunch after 4:00 and supper after 10:00 (sometimes even later) so that most of the time we were the only customers, something that suited us fine. In the evenings we sat inside where a log fire kept us warm.
There were other customers though:
the town's two geese visited often, knowing that food was on offer.
There were three swallows' nests above the entrance. The owners have installed these perches so that the birds can perch; so that the young when they first come out of the nest and are unstable can fall here and not the ground where theymight get hurt; and so that the birds' droppings don't fall on customers' food. Very thoughtful and a delight.
This made me think of Carel Fabritius' Goldfinch, except that this bird is free
We did not see the young, but both proud parents kept coming and going all the time.
This was a lovely little shop
a real Aladdin's cave.
Lots of shops selling traditional sweets, and this was our favourite
preparations for Easter
and glyka koutaliou - fruits in syrup.
On our last day, after our morning walk, we sat in one of the two cafes in the photograph for a drink. Our travelling companions played backgammon but we just sat
and enjoyed the gorgeous views.