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A + 7 : Methoni - The Eyes of Venice

Arriving in Methoni today where we change crew. Methoni and Koroni, a bit further to the East, were called the eyes of Venice. These two were its most important trading hubs in Greece. It was Venetian since 1207 and taken by the Ottoman Empire in 1500.

Arrival in Medon or Methoni with its old Light Tower and fortified Harbor

Modon in Venetian Time - this Book illustration is from Wikipedia

The old Harbour is still visible under Water - the Carpe Diem V in the background - Venetian Merchant Sailing Ships were about as big as our Boat - 30 meters

Town Entrance from the Landside

Light Tower seen from the Town

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