Exploring Kamares Bay
This is what holidays are all about – a late breakfast on the beach!
Today we’re going to explore Kamares a bit more and decide to walk along the bay path past Agia Marina to Agia Ekaterini. We decide not to climb the 2000 steps up to Agia Marina in the midday sun but decide to do it one evening instead.
The little church at Agia Ekaterini is wonderful. It seems to be surrounded by a small monastery complex or at least some accommodation or other. We think we are completely alone but it appears that this monastery buildings surrounding the church has visitors. They appear to be packing to leave so we continue to explore (despite their efforts to ignore us!). The church is so photogenic from any angle. Painted white steps lead down to the sea edge.
We eventually head back to Pension Morfeus to get showered and changed before heading out for our evening meal and stroll around the port. First things first – we take the path that leads up above the port to see if we can catch a good view of the sunset. Not the most romantic setting – we end up at the water treatment plant – nonetheless a great vantage point for the sunset!
This evening we eat at taverna Captain Andreas which is next to the Captains Bar on the beach at Kamares (and just a short walk from Morfeus). I can categorically state that these are the best dolmades I have ever tasted! I have meatballs and Peter has lamb in lemon sauce. This is finished with lovely spoon sweets (glykó tou koutalioú) -this time lemon!
After a stroll along the beach, back to Pension Morfeus which is so pretty at night.