In the first half of 2000 work was getting onerous and less enjoyable and I was beginning to lose my enthusiasm for working for a company (Onyx UK) that was financed by public taxes but was providing an ever deteriorating level of service. I had a new boss who I didn’t get on with and I needed a holiday so at the beginning of June I went to the Ionian island of Kefalonia with mum and dad and son Jonathan.
As it happened it turned out to be the last time that I went away with dad because he became too ill to travel soon after that.
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Tagged Assos Kefalonia, Captain Corelli, Fiskardo, Kefalonia, Life, Myrtos Kefalonia, Photography, Travel
Beyond the Alleyway and the Door
As Fiskardo is the only place that escaped the damage it is consequently the only village to see examples of the old Venetian architecture. The buildings around the harbour however had had a very heavy makeover and didn’t feel especially genuine but those in the back streets leading off the harbour were much more authentic.
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Tagged Assos Kefalonia, Captain Corelli, Fiskardo, Kefalonia, Life, Myrtos Kefalonia, Photography, postaday