A busy campsite, but very relaxed atmosphere. People sitting playing chess and backgammon, 1970s rock music playing in the cafe, five minutes to the (swimming costumes definitely optional) beach.
Having kids is great for making connections: a little Greek girl wants Athena to play with her, and we get into conversation with her father, Girban (sp?) (his mother is Australian and wanted to keep an Aboriginal name in the family). He;s a violin teacher from Athens, but trained as an architect. He’s disappointed with the new Acropolis Museum, thinks it should have been much more radical design for such an important landmark building. I say I thought once inside it was amazing — great sense of space, and the view out to the Parthenon. We talk of the Scottish Parliament, which many people found too radical (as well as too expensive…)