Travel Blogs from Naxos, Greece

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On to the next island, Naxos, Greece travel blog

On to the next island

A travel blog entry by skye

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So, on Wednesday I finally left Santorini for Naxos. It was a 3 hour ferry ride in the blazing sun! I arrived in Naxos, also known as Hora and was greeted at the port by the usual throng of pension-pushers! It is a mob scene, of small hotel owners trying ...

The Greek Islands!, Naxos, Greece travel blog

The Greek Islands!

A travel blog entry by jschraub

... in Mykanos around 12:45am, went to sleep around 1:30am, woke up around 8:15am, and left on the 10:15am ferry for Naxos. Luckily, this ferry was a high-speed and thoroughly new and classy and smooth ride...and somehow we ended up in business class. 45 ...

Naxos Island, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Naxos Island

A travel blog entry by justin

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Naxos ...

good bye santorini hello naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

good bye santorini hello naxos

A travel blog entry by salisbury5

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... cycladic islands.  We ended up doing over 100ks and didnt cover the whole island, but what we saw was incredible.   Naxos is a lot greener than Santorini, lots of huge  old olive trees, grape vines, wild flowers, cypress trees, lemon trees ...

No vice at Ken Stott`s Taverna, Naxos, Greece travel blog

No vice at Ken Stott`s Taverna

A travel blog entry by sarniasiren

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Very windy again but, fortunately no forced hikes are on my notice board, so it`s down to the beach, about 10 yards! We sit with the Norwegian family, shame she isn`t English as she could talk for England! As always I visit the local supermarket each day ...

Thira 1, Santerini, Greece travel blog

Thira 1

A travel blog entry by wanderingkiwis

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Hi ...

New job (again), Naxos, Greece travel blog

New job (again)

A travel blog entry by laurajane

... 7.30pm, spend the night in Athens airport then get 1pm flight to Glasgow! It's a shame that because I've been screwed by Naxos camping I in turn have to screw someone else, namely Oasis restuarant. I start working there tonight for my last nights here ...

Naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Naxos

A travel blog entry by rnriggins

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... . Arriving in Naxos was very scenic as you're greeted by the impressive Temple of Apollo. Once one of the largest temples in Greece, the 6th c. BC Temple of Apollo today consists of only an archway. Originally it had 12 columns on each side and 6 ...

Irene, Zorba and Irene, Náxos, Greece travel blog

Irene, Zorba and Irene

A travel blog entry by kickthrough

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... . The second day we rented our bikes from Nikos and Nikos Junior. We spent the day scooting around the mountain villages of Naxos. First we stopped in Hailki, where they brew Citreon, a Greek liqueor distilled from the leaves of citrus fruits. It comes in ...

Beach, beach, beach, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Beach, beach, beach

A travel blog entry by chezstar

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... a lot of it!!! It didn't really help that the average age of everyone was about 19. So we left early and came to Naxos. Naxos is absolutely beautiful - it is the picturesque greek island - with vegetation unlike Volcanic Santorini. We are staying in a ...

Crusin Naxos in a blue Chevvy, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Crusin Naxos in a blue Chevvy

A travel blog entry by thesaxman

... Alone in sparkling, clear blue water as the sun set behind distant mountains, it finally hit me with strength that i was in Greece, another defining magical moment in the oddyssey. Dined out at a local haunt for some very filling Greek grub, knocking back ...

Another Beach Day on Naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Another Beach Day on Naxos

A travel blog entry by sarniasiren

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Get up and get ready for another hard slog of a day on the beach. We see Antonios in reception who tells us that his Dad didn`t see us on his balcony as he was going to give us some cakes, oh no! Upon returning to our room for our cheese salad roll, six ...

Scootin' Around Naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Scootin' Around Naxos

A travel blog entry by vagabonderz

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... to the beaches; our Corsica guidebook told us that their Plage de Saleccia was the finest in the Mediterranean, but after visiting Naxos we would have to disagree! The beaches here are fine white sand and the water crystal clear and turquoise. They ...

Favourite destination in the Cyclades - Naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Favourite destination in the Cyclades - Naxos

A travel blog entry by sweetmochigirl

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Naxos was just the right transition we needed to make...While there wasn't much to see here, this quaint little island (though it's the biggest of the cyclades) ended up being my favourite island for it's beautiful transparent sea water and soft ...

Oh So Beautiful!, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Oh So Beautiful!

A travel blog entry by ericavt

So we made it to the Greek Island of Naxos last night arriving at about 11:30 after a 6 hour ferry ride (*yawn*)... before we left Athens we got a chance to do all of the touristy things like the Acropolis, Temple of Zeus... that kind of thing. It was ...

Naxos, Greece, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Naxos, Greece

A travel blog entry by leithoff

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... we had a view of the hills. We arrived on a Sunday so there weren't many shops open and the grocery store was closed as well. Naxos is the biggest island of the Cyclades so this was the largest town we've been to in a long time so there was more town to ...

Joe Drives on the Right Side of the road!, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Joe Drives on the Right Side of the road!

A travel blog entry by evafordham

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... Joe did very well, though--I was impressed! When we arrived back to town, we went to a mexican restaurant (one of two in Naxos) and had a nice dinner--not too far from Mexican food, either--and I had a margarita, which was well warranted after that ...

Naxos - ATV tour of this sweet, big island, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Naxos - ATV tour of this sweet, big island

A travel blog entry by laurenandy

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... cool off, some time of citron distillery to taste the local fare (they don't export at all - http://www.greektravel.com/greekislands/naxos/citronphotos/index.htm), Mt. Zeus and a random shrine to Zeus perched high up on a peak, and a statue of Dionysus ...

Birthday on Naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Birthday on Naxos

A travel blog entry by sarniasiren

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Well it`s my Birthday again! No sign of any early birthday present from Jean though. A lazy day on the beach at Prokopios beckons. It is quiet. Jean goes for a long swim and she likes to count the number of strokes she has done. She seems quite pleased ...

Naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Naxos

A travel blog entry by shieldsontour

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... start learning. plus it gives us an excuse to do a Greek Island hopping trip again. We had a quiet night last night in Naxos, chatting with Emmanuel and finishing off the packet of pasta we'd bought (frugal travelers that we are), before turning in, ready ...

Naxos and Samos, Greece, Naxos and Samos, Greece travel blog

Naxos and Samos, Greece

A travel blog entry by lplummer

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... than that, we read, played cards, slept or worked on our travel journals in our room. I definitely had a hard time leaving Naxos but Samos was also pretty wonderful. We also arrived in Samos without any accomodations but initially we weren't as lucky ...

Mikonos and Dilos, Mikonos and Dilos, Greece travel blog

Mikonos and Dilos

A travel blog entry by ianfairnie

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Mikanos is probably the most famous island with the Kon Tiki traveller but was not as appealing to us older couples. However we still managed to have some fun. Dilos on the other hand was uninhabited, a major archeological park, and amazing place to ...

As real as it gets?, Naxos, Greece travel blog

As real as it gets?

A travel blog entry by wrlondon

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pictures ...

Not so rosy..., Naxos, Greece travel blog

Not so rosy...

A travel blog entry by laurajane

... been I'd never have took the job. I reckon I'll be home sooner than expected, and I'm glad about that, but I'll still be leaving Greece with a bitter taste in my mouth... I doubt I'll be back. No wonder it's known as the most corrupt country in Europe. ...

Naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Naxos

A travel blog entry by ericrg

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... wouldn't describe it as lush. I think Lonely Planet has spent a few too many nights in Ios before writting their description of Naxos. With that said, we are staying in another great place with AC, a kitchen, and the most hospitable owners ever. It ...

you did good greece, Naxos, Greece travel blog

you did good greece

A travel blog entry by mkosmack

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... ferry to Samos then a quick ferry to Turkey. Lots of travelling, but it will all be worth it in the end! I have loved Greece, the islands are gorgeous and the people here have been the most hospitable. The beaches, the water, the towns, the food...good ...

Naxos, Greece, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Naxos, Greece

A travel blog entry by ryanlacey

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Well where to start with this one. So far, today has probably been the shittiest day that I have had here in Europe through my trip, but dont worry, I am as healthy as ever. It all started with a great idea to rent some scooters. So we set out early this ...

Day on the beach at Naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Day on the beach at Naxos

A travel blog entry by sarniasiren

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Now an old man in his 60th year, Jean says. I will reach 100 I tell her, she says I shouldn`t count my chickens before they hatch!  I tell Jean she should have counted her chickens before they voted. As far as Jean is concerned, she was seen as the ...

Naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Naxos

A travel blog entry by tcorrea

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... swimming pool, was offering us beds for 10 euro a pop. Beauty. This beach is allegedly the best beach on Naxos - and FINALLY we encountered SAND in greece (as opposed to pebbles and rocks). I have now seen a decent beach in Europe, and will endeavour not ...

Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee...!, Thira, Greece travel blog

Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee...!

A travel blog entry by island_girl

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Well, I rented an ATV instead, because i figured i'd injure myself on a scooter. It was so much fun! I've decided that i have to figure out how to get my hands on one of these back home and go off-roading or something, because they would be perfect on ...

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