Dramatic cliff edges, crystal clear water, lush green landscapes, chattering cicadas and quiet hazy sunsets are all things I’ll think of when I remember my short time in Kefalonia earlier this Summer. Most of all, I’ll remember the warmth and generosity of the people.
Just before the sun reached its highest point each day, this shepherd would gather his herd of goats and walk them up this dusty track to his small holding. I was a little wary and wondered if he’d mind my taking a couple of photographs of him. I had no need to worry.
We spoke no greek and he spoke no english, but we managed to understand each other. He was pleased to see us I think and happy we were showing an interest in his land and his work. He delved deep into his bag and with a broad smile presented us with three freshly picked figs. At that moment I knew, this was a special place.
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