Monday, 10 July 2017
Little bits of Poros and around
On our recent trip to the mountains to find some relief from the heat we also found cheap rooms in need of lots of TLC. What to do about a hole in the wall? A 'tasteful' spray-painted pine cone (leftover from Xmas?) just filled it nicely.
The military (navy) base here has recently put barbed wire along the top of it's entire perimeter fencing. What do they know that we don't? ISIS, anarchists from Athens, Ali Baba and his forty thieves? A bit unsettling in this peaceful paradise.
Not such a clear photo to show my point but you'll 'get it' I am sure. Tourists on the left in the sun, greeks on the right in the shade. Only Mad dogs and tourists sit in the summer sun.
We most definitely always chose the shade. I'm reading all about the Blue Zones (not including the greek island of Ikaria). This book is about the first six communities around the world that were identified as places where many of the inhabitants live unusually long, healthy and happy lives.
Grow your own food, eat mostly fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables
Keep your family close
Drink red wine
Learn something new, exercise your brain
Be happy with what you've got!
Inherit good genes