23rd August 2013 Mandraki, Oinoussa Island

In the Morning only a Couple of Other yachts Remain in the Bay
In the Morning only a Couple of Other Yachts Remain in the Bay
We are Still in very Good Company in Mandraki Harbour this Morning
The Township of Mandraki has a History of Shipping and Many Well Known Shipping Magnates come from this Small Island
The Monastery Dominates a Small Islet in the Mandraki Harbour
The Small Mandraki Township has a Naval College which No Doubt has Been Sponsored by Some of the Wealthy Ship Owners Originally from this Island
Mandraki Port, Ouinoussa
We Head Ashore Today to do Some Sightseeing
The Beautiful Large Church, Agious Nicolaos Overlooks Mandraki Harbour Surrounded by Lovely Homes
Every Greek Port has it’s Fleet of Colourfully Painted Small Fishing Boats
No Shortage of Cute Fishing Boats Here!!
Tangaroa and Vemian
A Visit to the Maritime Museum is a Must when Visiting  the Small Township
The Displays, Especially the Model Ships were Outstanding
Ric with the Very Friendly and Helpful Caretaker of the Museum
A Nice Cool Drink in the Town’s very Popular Cafe/Bar Before our Excursion to the Top of the Village
The Hillside is Scattered with Old and New Houses
This Grand Old Residence is a Revovator’s Dream !!
The View East is Enjoyed By Us and also a Couple of Feline Residents
Finally High Enough to Look Down Over the Church !
The Exercise Together with the Outstanding Views were Well Worth the Effort !
The Immaculatly Presented Entrance to Agios Nicolaos
Surrounded by Houses the Church is a Focal Point on the Hillside of the Town
We Plan to have Dinner Here in this Restaurant Tonight
The Vemain is Owned by French Couple Chris and Suzanne who Live Aboard their Yacht
The Vemian is Owned by French Couple Chris and Suzanne who Live Aboard their Yacht
The Tangaroa iat Dusk in Mandraki Port, Oinoussa
The Tangaroa at Dusk in Mandraki Port, Oinoussa
We are Invited for Drinks Aboard the Vemian with Christian, Suzanne and Iorgo, our new French Sailing Friends
At the Restaurant Ashore we Ordered a Greek Salad…
Shrimp Saganaki…
and Local Fried Fresh Calamari
To Finish the Evening we had a Nightcap at the Waterside Cafe/Bar
The Delightful Young Man Serving us Suggested a Mojhito made with the Local Greek Mastika instead of Rum – Delicious

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