Travel Blogs from Naxos, Greece

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Day Twenty, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Day Twenty

A travel blog entry by stigandwally

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The wind was just getting up as we woke this morning and we couldn't wait to get over to Naxos. We completed the pack-down super efficiently ( we were getting practised at this) and even had time for a swim before setting off for Pireaus port.  We ...

Day Twenty-Seven, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Day Twenty-Seven

A travel blog entry by stigandwally

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... by our (and Greek) standards. We took Munkey into Naxos in order to sort out ferries. We had had no problem with the Greece-Italy crossing, but getting off this island was a different matter. Indeed, we were beginning to wonder if it might be a better ...

I cant think of a title, Naxos, Greece travel blog

I cant think of a title

A travel blog entry by rileyanderson

Today we arrived in Naxos Greece, where we drive to St.Vlassis where we stayed for 3 days. In those three days we did multiple things like watching traditional greek bazouki music, eating at he port and going to the beach. Then we left to ...

Floating in the Aegean, Naxos, Greece, Greece travel blog

Floating in the Aegean

A travel blog entry by rin007

... none other than the Acropolis and Parthenon. Decided to head out for the islands on Saturday and here we are in Naxos....a fairly sizeable island, 5 hours out from Athens by ferry...with the sort of scenery postcards are made of, white-washed houses with ...

Amorgos, Theologos Church and Monastery, Tholária, Greece travel blog

Amorgos, Theologos Church and Monastery

A travel blog entry by nsadventures

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The first three hours of yesterday's ferry ride was great, but the last hour was rougher and everyone was ready to be off Small Cyclades Ferry Lines. Amorgos is beautiful with many cliffs plunging down to the sea. It is a rocky stony place with ...

Ferry to Naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Ferry to Naxos

A travel blog entry by nomadicguard

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Nirvana in Naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Nirvana in Naxos

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... nbsp; was actually good friends with Peisistratos, the first tyrant of Athens after whom the term was coined. But tyranny, in ancient Greece at least, was not all bad. The tyrants built a series of temples and structures in order to solidify their rule ...

Argostoli, Agiassos, Greece travel blog

Argostoli

A travel blog entry by grahama01

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Sailed into Argostoli at midday and went ashore. Argostoli is in Kefalonia, one of the largest of the Ionian Islands. As we went ashore, the cruise director announced that there would be zero chance of rain. Argostoli is a lovely, clean town. We stopped ...

Day of rest, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Day of rest

A travel blog entry by peter_cheryl19

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Cheryl a little better today. Saved photos to file so could delete off card ready for future adventures. Checked out the dramatic change of weather ahead of us tomorrow. Hopefully we are just transiting Warsaw (2°) ans onto Budapest (8°) - looks like ...

Santorini to Naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Santorini to Naxos

A travel blog entry by katyandjames

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... €8 each. My favourite was the stuffed vine leaves, and as always I can't get enough tzatziki. After the two hour ferry ride to Naxos, we had just enough time to drop our bags at the hotel then head for a drink while we waited for Iona and Hayden to ...

Beach day at Agios Georgios, Mikri Vigla, Greece travel blog

Beach day at Agios Georgios

A travel blog entry by rileytabby

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After a day at this beautiful beach we took a walk up the hill through the old town to a Venetian castle, the Tower of Sanoudos, built in 1207. It had a cistern that held enough water for the castle's needs for a year. We also went inside a Catholic ...

Naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Naxos

A travel blog entry by smyggy

Got the boat from Piraeus through the night to arrive at about 5am. with the cheap tickets you are not allowed indoors and it was bloody freezing on deck at the end of August. People meet the boats with accommodation but it seemed to be for people ...

Easter in Naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Easter in Naxos

A travel blog entry by bibi64

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... the port of Naxos on the islet of Palatia which was once a hill. Apparently the strip of land connected the north of the port of Naxos to Palatia in ancient times, this strip of land is now a causeway. Myth has it that the islet of Palatia was exactly ...

Day Thirty-Four and Thirty-Five, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Day Thirty-Four and Thirty-Five

A travel blog entry by stigandwally

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... , it was all good practice. The next morning we were excited to get a phone call announcing that the Kindle had arrived in Greece, miraculously and so we hopped onto Munkey in order to pick it up from the courier office. Danny has now taken to driving ...

Day Thirty-Six, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Day Thirty-Six

A travel blog entry by stigandwally

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... she definitely needed to get one or two more of these before we leave. Vicky was amused at Danny for coming all the way to Greece and ordering roast chicken and potatoes, but he was clearly in need of some home comfort, so she didn't tease him too much. ...

All in the surf!, Naxos, Greece travel blog

All in the surf!

A travel blog entry by sorialsights

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Rami was the early riser today with a morning beach walk while the rest of us slept in! We awoke to cloudy skies and even some light rain which is very unusual for the Greek islands in summer. It provided a good excuse for some shopping instead of ...

Stuck in the sand!!!, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Stuck in the sand!!!

A travel blog entry by julianandhazel

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Today we drove further down the coast trying to decide which beach to spend the day on. Being in the Jeep (Suzuki) we maybe got a little enthusiastic on where we could go! Driving along a sandy beach road with not a care in the world we gradually came to ...

NAXOS ta KEYIFLER..., Naxos, Greece travel blog

NAXOS ta KEYIFLER...

A travel blog entry by traveloturc

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... ;n adayı ele geçirmesine kadar, iki hanedandan gelen yirmi bir dük adada hüküm sürmüşler. Nakşa (Naxos ),  Osmanlı döneminde yarı bağımsız bir idareye kavuşuyor.   Osmanlılar ...

Naxos Again, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Naxos Again

A travel blog entry by sarniasiren

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Jean says she has had a better nights sleep but, is still troubled by her sore gum. We walk down to Agia Anna and have a chat with the owner of the Ostria taverna, situated on the beach. He informs us that some of his tables had been blown out into the ...

Nattbading i 30 grader, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Nattbading i 30 grader

A travel blog entry by turida

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... mye ute i vannet. De hadde spist god lunch pċ en lokal lunch-bar drevet av ett godt voksent engelsk par som hadde strandet pċ Naxos. Det har vĉrt en veldig varm dag for oss alle. Det ble middag pċ en pizzeria 'hjemme' i Agia Prokopois denne ...

The Greek Islands, Naxos, Greece travel blog

The Greek Islands

A travel blog entry by durasure

A mellow island.  More family oriented than a party island.  Though you will find your group of party animals.  Very cheap food and hotels.  Locals wondered what the hell I was doing there when I have Hawaii and the Carribean near ...

Naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Naxos

A travel blog entry by gkbradshaw

More info ...

A romantic cruise, Náxos, Greece travel blog

A romantic cruise

A travel blog entry by paulformby

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... am met captain George and boarded the Annabella 45' of beauty. Together with a few assorted foreigners and the obligatory Aussies we left Naxos harbour and put the sail up headed for Schinnoussa some 3 hours away.We all had a go steering and enjoyed the ...

Just taking it easy., Naxos, Greece travel blog

Just taking it easy.

A travel blog entry by peter_cheryl19

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... cold. Very nice. Were entertained by half a dozen cats playing about restaurant - wouldn't happen at home. Shared garlic bread, Naxos salad, lamb souvlaki  and baklava for desert. Another great meal to finish an enjoyable day. Can life really be ...

Naxos - beaches, mountains and history, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Naxos - beaches, mountains and history

A travel blog entry by alandeb

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... to see something of the island other than its beaches! Alan: So another brand new island and an interesting one as well. Naxos town is clearly a year-round community, not reliant on tourism. Spread around the island are a number of high quality beaches ...

Off to Mylotopas Beach, Ios, Ios, Greece travel blog

Off to Mylotopas Beach, Ios

A travel blog entry by sarniasiren

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First morning on Ios this year. We go down to the pool and Maria cooks an omelette for us. I had heard the previous evening someone having a fall, Pedros had taken him to the doctors, fortunately not badly hurt. WE decide to go down to Milopotas beach, ...

Naxos., Naxos, Greece travel blog

Naxos.

A travel blog entry by kellysusan85

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... lovely and so hospitable. By the time we had arrived in Naxos, we were well and truly ready for some serious R&R and Naxos certainly delivered! We spent most of our days enjoying the beach and lying on sun beds reading. There was a Chinese lady who ...

Greek Ferries...., Naxos, Greece travel blog

Greek Ferries....

A travel blog entry by joecool10

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... , i get solicited by 50 people for hotels and rooms today i didn't do much. had a 4pm ferry from santorini to naxos. santorini was a bit commercialized but very beautiful.... but it is definitely a couples island. and the crowd is much much much older ...

Naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Naxos

A travel blog entry by homeworkfilms

We also went to Naxos the biggest island of the cyclades. We rented a small car with a Brazilian girl that we met in Santorini and drove around all day on Wednesday finding interesting places along the road. We happened upon a church from ...

Naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Naxos

A travel blog entry by tricia.mcneil

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... about hour. I decided I like the slow boats better that the fast ferries. We fully intended to embark on a full sightseeing day in Naxos since we were there less then 24 hours. The hotel was again chosen from guys standing in the port with signs. After ...

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