Mani penninsula

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Today we left our little place in Xiropigadou and head down to the southern tip of Peloponnese. The scenery on the way was spectacular. 

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We stopped in Mystras, the site of a Byzantine church and ruined castle which overlooks the plain of Sparta. We have taught Quinn and Zinnie to exclaim "ancient footprints are everywhere."

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Our new location for a few nights overlooks the sea, but is a few kilometers up a rugged mountain.

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We are staying in a self-catering stone house in a complex of similar ones, all run by the same family. 

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From one side of the house we see the high mountains, 

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And from the other the sea. 

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