Arrived in Preveza to refill water tanks and sample
town life for a night before heading south through the Levkas canal.
We had to come here, as due to Andy having 6 showers
a day, our water was running low after 5 days at sea…..he does like his
hair to look nice (he says its for me).
Spent last night at anchor in a very small bay on
Paxos called Mongonisi. Only three boats plus us anchored and a Taverna there.
One boat had 4 elderly German blokes who seemed to have forgotten to bring and
After the quiet of Mongonisi it seems very busy here
on to the town key with mopeds driving past. It is protected from the sea and
its breezes so it feels too hot to sit outside at 4pm. Up to now it’s
always been warm, but the sea breeze has stopped any humidity. After 5 days my
legs have turned from Scottish White to a shade of Ivory. Perhaps they will
eventually go brown by September.
We have been hearing a noise like rice crispies
popping under the boat when we stop. It’s been random but here in Preveza
it wounds like 5 bowls going off. Andy found an article by some bloke who had
had the same problem that it is actually Krill (very small shrimps) eating the
algie off the bottom of the boat. Luckily Andy looked at it on the internet as
the writer of the article had taken his whole boat apart thinking it was an
Milk here was not designed for tea. Andy has just
bought ice so for the first time in a while I don’t have to drink warm
G&T or pimms.
Luckily we’ve run out of proper food so get to
go out for dinner 2nite.
Still been rowing but guess I won’t get
recruited for any races. Trying the justify that I burn enough calories to have