Messolonghi hold a market every Tuesday and
Saturday morning, so it being Saturday we were keen to see what the market was
like.Walked into town with Rick and Barbara and visited a couple of the local
churches along the way.
We think we will probarbly keep quite fit here as
the walk takes about 20 minutes into town and bicycles seem to be the favourite
mode of transport.The town is quite commercial and we were amazed at the amount
of coffee shops in the various squares.
Found a statue of Lord Byron outside a museum and
discovered that he was a national hero here for supporting the Greek war effort
in its fight for Independance..Many men are named after him and also quite a few
We also discovered that the Lagoon we had seen on
our arrival through the channel is called the Klisova Lagoon and is the largest
natural wetland in Greece and is an important breeding ground for the Damatian