Diakofti, Kythera: Time travelling in Greece

After driving across the Peloponnese and spending the night in Neapolis, we cross the road from our hotel & drive on to the ferry for the 75 minute trip across to Diakofti on the island of Kythera. We drove off the ferry at the other end and travelled all of 400 metres to our accommodation. In that 400 metres we seemed to go back in time 30 years, to a time when the pace of life was gentler, calmer and kinder. In Diakofti we stayed at Maistrali Apartments. Maistrali are owned and run by the nicest family you could ever wish to meet. Our room was clean and well equipped with bed, desk, table, basic cooking facilities and a fridge. The bathroom was well sized, clean and hd everything we needed, including a hairdryer. All of the windows and outside doors had built in screens too, a real relief for…

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