Staying in Cephalonia
for a week, Grainne will dismantle her steel road bike and pack it into boxes to fly home with.
In a symbolic show of support, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras flew to Cephalonia
instead ofAthenson his way back fromBrusselslast week and spent the night on the island.
Historians put the total number of Italians killed in fighting or executed after surrender in Cephalonia
somewhere between 1,700 and 9,400.
He was kind enough to get me from Athens to Cephalonia
To find out more about Cephalonia
Concierge visit www.
The 2009 schedule features 11 new itineraries with 18 maiden calls, including Kristiansand, Norway; Gothenburg, Sweden; Alghero on the Italian island of Sardinia; and Cephalonia
We flew to nearby Cephalonia
, which some say is the place Homer really had in mind when he wrote about Odysseus's homeland, and caught a late-night ferry for the short distance to Vathy.
Turkey and Cephalonia
specialist Exclusive Escapes is offering Hotel Villa Mahal in Kalkan, winner of the most romantic hotel in Europe 2007, as judged by Conde Nast Johansens, for seven nights' B&B from pounds 700 per person.
Meon Villas managing director Karrie Mellor says: "Bookings have grown significantly for all our established Greek islands ( with the market for Crete and Cephalonia
up by more than 40% year on year and Corfu by 20%.
Says Meon Villas managing director Karrie Mel-lor: "Bookings have grown significantly for all our established Greek islands - with the market for Crete and Cephalonia
up by more than 40 per cent year on year and Corfu by 20 per cent.
The smallest of the Ionian islands, Paxos is often overshadowed by larger neighbours Corfu, Cephalonia
and Zakynthos - but the locals on Paxos like to stay in the background to preserve the rustic charm for those who truly seek it out.
(Slip Anchor-Cephira) b c 19-2 Grand Lodge Peintre Celebre