New sunbeds at the pool!

New sunbeds at the pool!

New sun beds!Our, purchased, sun beds from the first season were completely worn out. Since Jan can make the most beautiful things out of wood, I wanted wooden sunbeds; made by Jan. And they are finished now! In the end it became a nice collaboration...

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Turtle in the garden

Turtle in the garden

Turtle in the garden! What beautiful, prehistoric animals they are! Just 'in the wild' in our garden. He or she roamed around for a while and quickly disappeared among the nice fresh green leaves!

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Olive Harvest Weeks

Olive Harvest Weeks

Olive harvest weeksReal summer crowds are yet to come, but we already think half a year ahead: the traditional olive harvest in Greece. Families are preparing, with the itinerant farm workers, for this annual phenomenon. The time of a pleasant warmth, beautiful autumn...

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Visit to Pylos and the NeoKastro

Visit to Pylos and the NeoKastro

Pylos and the NeoKastro Pylos has known several locations. According to tradition one Pylos in the 14th century BC founded a city on the Hill Engli√°nos, 17 km north of the current Pilos. Neleus drove him out of the Hill, built a Palace and made an important town of...

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The Seabattle at Methoni

The Seabattle at Methoni

The Seabattle at Methoni194 years ago, during the Greek war of Independence against the Turks, the moral of the Greek rebels was completely to the ground. The rebellion that started with great energy, was beaten down by the cruel opponents. At this crucial moment the...

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Celebrating Greek Orthodox Easter

Celebrating Greek Orthodox Easter

Greek Orthodox EasterAs every year we celebrate Greek Orthodox Easter ' Sto Lofo ', on our hill. Or at 'van den Heuvel'. Similarly this year. We had all sorts of dishes to eat again but no lamb on the spit this year. A kind of huge souvlaki, here called...

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Starting our season

Starting our season

Start of our seasonAlthough the Spanish guests for the Ironman event were the real first guests, our season really took off with a family from Brabant in the Netherlands. They were here in the Dutch May-holiday because their 13-year-old son also came...

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Review to the Ironman event

Review to the Ironman event

The Ironman eventOn april 14, in the direct vicinity of the luxurious Costa Navarino Resort, the Ironman event is held. Athletes from all over Europe and beyond took part in a half triathlon in the beautiful scenery of Messinia. After 1.9 km swimming in...

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