The Ephorate of Antiquities of Lesvos has published the 2019 museum winter opening hours for the museums and archaeological sites it operates. Continue reading
What can I say about Skala Polichnitou? When people think about small Greek ports, they will generally adopt a dreamy look and start to talk longingly about an idyllic small harbour with working fishing-boats, salty fsihermen mending nets with their fingers and toes, quirky tavernas with withering music, locals playing incomprehensible games of cards with shouts and slapping of hands on the table. They will muse on old friends sipping Ouzo or small coffees, watching the seagulls wheel, while they chat about families and friends.
Such a port is in fact a reality,
it is called Skala Polichnitou.
Sitting artistically near the entrance of the Gulf of Kalloni – otherwise known as Aristotle’s Lagoon. The numerous small ouzerias and tavernas serve fresh seafood, grilled meat and excellent vegetable dishes for those who prefer them. There is a constant flow of boats, cold beers, coffees, conversation and friends wandering by. It is an ideal place to wander along the seafront where there is a good swimming beach, or just sit in the shade of the Psarotaverna and contentedly watch the world go slowly by …
How to find Skala Polichnitou
The local bus service is now running for the summer.
For the fifth year, Molyvos will host Urban Mountain Bike (MTB) races. The 2018 programme is going to be different. Continue reading