Day 23, 25th April

Nafpaktos was known by the Venetians, who built a fortress here, as Lepanto. In 1571, the famous naval battle of Lepanto was fought in which the Venetians, Spanish and Genoese … Read more

Day 22, 24th April

Nicopolis was somewhat depressing in that it brought home to me just how ignorant I am. I had heard of Anthony and Cleopatra through Shakespeare at school, and knew that … Read more

Day 21, 23rd April

We stopped in Permet because Jennifer had been unable to obtain her supply of statins, and the surgery at Alrewas was unwilling to e-mail the prescription to a chemist in … Read more