Hydra finishes the season on a high note! Hydra finishes the season on a high note!
Credit due, quite literally! When the world is facing an unprecedented energy crisis as 2022 draws to a close, our beloved Rock is now getting renewable energy. Hugely beneficial to the island in so many ways. Bravo, and thank you to those who made it possible! &nb ...
Hydra finishes the season on a high note!
Hydra finishes the season on a high note!
Inkaminicado! Inkaminicado!
Roger Green came up with a classic to describe the Rock’s permanent inmates when the summer swarms drive local denizens into hiding. Now into its third decade, the resident bard’s traditional Pirofani opening poem was spot on. We shall be blissfully Inka ...
Inkaminicado!
Inkaminicado!
A Lovely Tribute to Kamini’s Tassia A Lovely Tribute to Kamini’s Tassia
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A Lovely Tribute to Kamini's Tassia
A Lovely Tribute to Kamini’s Tassia
Kamini April Fool? Kamini April Fool?
Who wants to go for a walk? Unanimous yes. Quandary in the port: left to Vichos, right to Hydra town, or a dip in the harbor. Happy Spring all. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in ne ...
Kamini April Fool?
Kamini April Fool?
Romantic August Kamini Sunset Romantic August Kamini Sunset
  But the flip side of our photographic flags a fluttering in the breeze is that with temperatures in the mid 30,s  hot wind can cause deadly wildfires. (As poor Greece has already experienced recently)Please be extra vigilant and always carry water on walks, ...
Romantic August Kamini Sunset
Romantic August Kamini Sunset
Hydra Revisited Hydra Revisited
Honoured to be included. Latest Hydra Book Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to email a link to a friend ( ...
Hydra Revisited
Hydra Revisited
Okay who’s next ??? Okay who’s next ???
Easy livin’ August was fun, y’all come back soon y’hear. So that is August in Kamini is almost done and dusted, who’s up for September? We are going to win this season, albeit on marginal points. Happy Fall y’All, still standing KC staf ...
Okay who's next ???
Okay who’s next ???
Not Kamini’s Baby Beach Not Kamini’s Baby Beach
We have heard rumblings about August “Baby Beach” being a tad crowded. Try China for fun bathing then. Surfs Up Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in n ...
Not Kamini's Baby Beach
Not Kamini’s Baby Beach
Mid Summer Kamini night Wild Life Mid Summer Kamini night Wild Life
Godzilla snail caught crossing our terrace. Scary nightlife to be avoided in our valley. The height of the season and it’s all happening in our quite village. Even the Paparazzi couldn’t catch these guys. Rare dangerous night stalking leopard toad. Share ...
Mid Summer Kamini night Wild Life
Mid Summer Kamini night Wild Life
Kamini’s Kodylenia Restaurant – 1985 Kamini’s Kodylenia Restaurant – 1985
We took this from Mavro Maties taverna, (the large yellow and red landmark structure in Kamini harbour), closed some decades now. Could not imagine the changes to come in our little village. Always tranquil, beautiful and has remained unspoiled over the years despit ...
Kamini's Kodylenia Restaurant - 1985
Kamini’s Kodylenia Restaurant – 1985

(at) Last Xara !!

Shiny new coat-- Hip Hip Xara

Shiny new coat— Hip Hip Xara !!

 

If you see this little girl wandering the streets of Kamini, she is not lost, merely an escape artist investigating her new home… Kamini Valley. Back in March she was on the brink, poor thing of sweet disposition could barely wag her tail as she underwent her first medical at the vets. An emaciated stray who had an incident with a car a couple of years back (we reckon she is about four) and as a result looks like her nose is permanently out of joint. Well it is not, in fact the latest addition to our family has slotted right in. Intelligent, keen to please, happy, clean, self  house trained, and only took two days to win Belle’s heart over (whose nose was out of joint for the first 48 hours at the enthusiastic bouncy new arrival). She was introduced to us as Joy, but being Greek we figured Xara was more appropriate, but her nickname has become Funny-Face.

One way ticket?? ---March 2015

One way ticket?? —March 2015

Who could not take pity, 1st Vet visit

Who could not take pity, 1st Vet visit

We have of late received many emails from first time visitors about our beautiful island but that a sick kitty was spied, which spoiled their stay, and therefor jumped to the conclusion that the Hydriote residents should do something for the animals. Not so, there are, and have been for decades a dedicated group of people, Local and Foreign, who do an enormous amount of work for our four legged island community. Winter in Summer out, feeding colonies of cats, bringing vets to the island, attending medical issues. So please before you write and complain have a look at what www.hydraark.org animal charity does for the island. Nobody or organisation can fix all ailments but they do their best. Perhaps it may motivate you to help too.

Xara & Belle (Xara actually sits down to dine)

Ke Xara Xara… whatever!!( & Belle) Xara actually sits down to dine

Laid-back June 2015 (how many dogs lie down to eat I ask you?)

Laid-back June 2015 (how many dogs lie down to eat I ask you?)

David Fagan
David Fagan is CEO, president, managing director, author, publisher, and chief bottlewasher of DavidFagan.org. On his first visit to Hydra back in 1983, David decided that owning a bar in this exotic location was an ideal way not to spend the rest of his life in the fast-lane of corporate advertising and journalism. It was an idea spawned by the Honorable Bill Cunliffe of Bill’s Bar, renowned wateringhole for anyone who knew this part of the world at the time. He and a couple of old-timers, Anthony Kingsmill and Leonard Bernstein, planted the seed: Come!

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