My Big Fat Greek Lunch Invitation


I mentioned my friend Rebecca who owns http://www.santorinilocaladventures.com in a previous post.   She invited me to have lunch with her family while I was on Crete in June of this year.  Her husband picked me up (and a couple of visiting relatives) from the city center and drove us about 40 minutes to their home in the country.  It’s surrounded by olive trees. Rebecca told me that they don’t measure the land there by acreage but by olive trees and they have 450.

It was so nice meeting her family and seeing her again! The food was so fresh and amazing and included goat, lamb, rooster, pilafi, two salads, two potatoes, etc. and homemade wine. Of the eleven of us only three people didn’t speak English so it was fun to listen to a combination of Greek and English being spoken. They have goats and chickens and cats and dogs and her husband likes to go rabbit hunting with one of his dogs. Definitely one of the highlights of my Greek experience!

Rebecca and I

Her courtyard

The wine was flowing freely

The drive back home

p.s.  If you’ve just began reading…I planned an 11 week, 5 European country, 21 accommodations solo trip from April – June of 2022.  Photos were taken with my LG Velvet Android phone.

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