2018-05-09 / Front Page

On the Trail in Greece: May Day in Nafpaktos

By Catherine Tsounis

Trade unions and organizations marked the May Day labor holiday on Monday with marches and rallies held in cities around Greece. They stressed the need to fight for and defend fundamental labor rights rolled back under memorandum policies. May Day marches and rallies were also held in Patras, the third-largest Greek city, Agrinio, Messolonghi, Pyrgos, Aigio, Nafpaktos, Chania and Iraklio in Crete, and Larisa.1 Retired professionals Pitsa and Christo Macarounis did something different. They left Tripoli, the provincial capital of Arcadia in the Peloponnese, and went to Nafpaktos. Nafpaktos (Greek: Ναύπακτος) is a town and a former municipality in Aetolia-Acarnania, West Greece, Greece, situated on a bay on the north coast of the Gulf of Corinth.2

They went to Centro Porto café/bar on the seashore for dinner. The restaurant was filled with Nafpaktos.
Nafpaktos. persons enjoying life for the moment. Beautiful wreaths adorned the premised. Spring flowers with a rock inscribed “Welcome” gave a sense of Spring watching the boats in the harbor is a relaxing pastime, giving one a spiritual peace. The menu prices were reasonable, ranging from 6 to 15 euros.

Porto Centro Café/Bar.
Porto Centro Café/Bar. Centro Porto, one of the first in the central part of the historic Venetian harbor of Nafpaktos, was transformed into a cafe-bar-restaurant with modern aesthetics and design. It is now an all-day dining, coffee-brunch and entertainment venue, a meeting point for friends and acquaintances. Fine coffee, fresh homemade desserts, clean beverages, good prices, tasteful food, but also its distinctive location NafpaktosNafpaktosoverlooking the port of Nafpaktos and Rio-Antirio bridge “Charilaos Trikoupis”, make Centro Porto unique. Separate events are organized continuously, fully satisfying their patrons and visitors, since the cover all tastes and musical types.3 Think positive. Enjoy life for the moment. This is the key to survival of the Greek nation.

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