I'm not going to post much more about the holiday, Pike season starts on Sunday, but I do have a couple of experiences which might be of interest should you ever visit this wonderful island. Argostoli is the island capital and the main fishing port. Loggerhead Turtles have become accustomed to the local fishing boats mooring up and sorting through their catch, prior to taking it to market. The discarded offal is an easy food source which the turtles happily exploit. To watch these magnificent reptiles at such close quarters is very special, especially when you're standing on dry land!
|These are very large creatures, the longest we saw being, probably, 1.3 m at a guess.
The biggest thrill, for me, was watching the reaction of other visitors and seeing the absolute joy
that such encounters are able to provide.