October 29, 2019

On August 12, 1953, every structure on the island of Kefalonia was flattened by an earthquake in 23 seconds. Argostoli, the capital, had until then massive buildings built by the Venetians and the British. 100,000 survivors left for far away places. Some stayed to rebuild homes, businesses, and lives. Argostoli has 10,000 year-round residents, and obviously no ancient wonders to see.

Our ship as seen from the shore

I wandered around a while and saw the square and the shops. I didn't find the museums, but didn't look too hard.

The port authority building

The concrete pier back to the ship


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