The Achilleion Palace was built on Corfu by Elisabeth. Empress of Austria (Sisi) who came here to visit often. On her death, her daughter sold it to Kaiser Wilhelm II, who erected this magnificent statue. It is said he knew he was getting close when he could see the tip of Achilles’ spear from the deck of his yacht.
Keith Kellett spends his ‘retirement’ travelling, writing, photographing, videoing and blogging about food and drink, beer, old cars, railways, beer, steam engines, history and historical re-enactments, bygones, beer, gardens, travel, beer and brewing, nature and the outdoors and beer. Sometimes, he gets published; sometimes, he even gets paid! He operates a blog (http://travelrat.wordpress.com) and has written two books ‘One Thing Leads to Another’ and 'When the Boat Comes In'He’s originally from Cumbria, but now lives in Southern England, near Salisbury, just (I was going to say, a stone’s throw) a short distance from the ancient stones of Stonehenge, where he’s a volunteer at the Visitor Centre when time permits..
MariaJul 18, 2018