Corfu, In the Footsteps of Lawrence and Gerald Durrell

Kalami Corfu Lawrence Durrell White House

Corfu: ”this brilliant little speck of an island in the Ionian” – Lawrence Durrell – ‘Prospero’s Cell’

It had been almost thirty years since my first visit to Corfu so I convinced myself that a return was long overdue.  This time I chose to stay at the village of Kalami, north of Corfu Town and where the English author Lawrence Durrell once lived so I thought it appropriate preparation for the holiday to read some of his work and also that of his brother Gerald ( ‘My Family and Other Animals’) and also Henry Miller who wrote about his stay on the island in 1939 in ‘The Colossus of Maroussi’.

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6 responses to “Corfu, In the Footsteps of Lawrence and Gerald Durrell

  1. Good read, wonderful photographs!!! Cheers Nonoy Manga

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  2. Glad to know it lived up to expectations. I can “see” that view if I close my eyes.

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  3. About time you started with the Corfu write up 🙂

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  4. Wonderful post. And the photographs make me want to jump right in!

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