Travel Blogs from Naxos, Greece

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first holiday in freedom!, Naxos, Greece travel blog

first holiday in freedom!

A travel blog entry by malena.drela

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this trip was very special to me,because it was the first one after I finally finished with school and had the freedom to do everything I want,without anybody else controlling me!the only thing I wanted to do is find a nice place with great people to ...

arrival in Naxos (Greek Islands), Naxos, Greece travel blog

arrival in Naxos (Greek Islands)

A travel blog entry by crownie

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... things. When first arriving here I thought that was the only shop we would have for the week, and thought OK, I will have to learn to cope with that, but after we went for a walk, we discovered a whole new world of Naxos, how exciting. more to ...

A day travelling the mountains and valleys., Naxos, Greece travel blog

A day travelling the mountains and valleys.

A travel blog entry by julianandhazel

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Our first day with a car. If we had not pre-booked it we would not have bothered with a car but we actually enjoyed getting out and about and seeing more of Naxos ...

more of naxos by car this time, Naxos, Greece travel blog

more of naxos by car this time

A travel blog entry by crownie

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... driven the car. Lots of small villages, and little farms along the way. It was just how we had envisaged country Greece. As we drove around the winding roads, sometimes very narrow and not knowing if another car was coming the other direction, ...

Out to Sea, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Out to Sea

A travel blog entry by christojb

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... ) and a few of the fish. As Knox mentioned, it wsa a little disappointing in comparison to Hawaii, but as I told him, Greece is not the tropics. For that, however, one gets great culture, historical sights, picturesque villages, and great local foods. ...

Aussie Burgers, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Aussie Burgers

A travel blog entry by raniroo

... the point to see the Temple of Apollo. It is not a completed "temple". Legend has it that when Istanbul is returned to Greece the door will miraculously appear! We checked out the town, which is larger and dirtier than what we had encountered so far. ...

Naxos - You get what you pay for, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Naxos - You get what you pay for

A travel blog entry by kwilliamson

Good morning, Yesterday we left the lovely Santorini for a 2.5 hour ride to Naxos.  The ride itself was really nice and before we knew it we had arrived at Naxos. Given we were getting into Naxos at 6pm we thought we had better book some ...

Total avslapping – ferie, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Total avslapping – ferie

A travel blog entry by turida

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  Frokost – sol – bad – lunsj – sol – bad. Lunsjen var som vanlig: Hjemmelaget gresk salat. En varm dag krevde siesta og total avslapping for ett par av oss før vi igjen gikk ned på stranden. Vi spiste middag på den ...

Day Thirty Nine and Forty, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Day Thirty Nine and Forty

A travel blog entry by stigandwally

... kebabs. We also discover 'mountain greens' which are delicious and it is a shame that we have only just discovered them. Feeling full of food we settle down for our last night in Greece, hoping that we will make the Italy ferry in time the next day. ...

Naxos and history.., Naxos, Greece travel blog

Naxos and history..

A travel blog entry by madhumithabala

... the tourists usually do not frequent this island as much as the other well known party islands like Santorini, Mykonos and Crete. Naxos had a lot of history associated with it. And may be the majority of tourists are interested in party places than ...

Beach Days on Naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Beach Days on Naxos

A travel blog entry by sarniasiren

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Well the last few days have been rather similar, so I have combined the entry. Spending a lot of time on the beach, Jean likes to see me in my trunks rather than out of them so no venturing down to Plaka Beach! Days spent swimming, the water is not too ...

Yes, she finally is using this journal, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Yes, she finally is using this journal

A travel blog entry by nikkistrek

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I am going to use this page to upload photos, please check back here to see if I add any new ones. The pictures unfortunately have uploaded out of order, if you want to know how they go it's like this. The journey begins, view from the top, poser, ...

Day Thirty-Eight, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Day Thirty-Eight

A travel blog entry by stigandwally

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... progression from camping is yachting, as it is basically 'camping on water.'   Tonight we celebrate our last proper evening on Naxos, as tomorrow we will essentially be packing to leave for our epic journey back to the UK. We take Munkey up to ...

Sun, sand, whitewash buildings, seafood..., Vivlos, Greece travel blog

Sun, sand, whitewash buildings, seafood...

A travel blog entry by graceandgary

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... less English - with a lot of smiles and a map we worked out where he wanted to go. The food we had on Naxos, was the best in Greece in our opinion! Seafood was their speciality as well as plenty of veggie options for Grace. Can recommend the sardines, ...

A day by the pool., Naxos, Greece travel blog

A day by the pool.

A travel blog entry by julianandhazel

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Spent most of the day by the pool but made an effort to see the sunset. We walk out to the Protara of Naxos as did quite a few others. Quite spectacular hence quite a few photos of the ...

Sunday morning stroll through the town., Naxos, Greece travel blog

Sunday morning stroll through the town.

A travel blog entry by julianandhazel

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We (I) decided it would be good to look round Naxos Archaeological Museum this morning. It was ok for just €3 each and we enjoyed another walk round the town. We then went to the beach and stayed until after seven, very ...

Naxos - Largest and most fertile of the Cyclades!, Naxos ke Mikres Kiklades, Greece travel blog

Naxos - Largest and most fertile of the Cyclades!

A travel blog entry by dizzysparkles

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... and then arriving to search out the nearest metro, I was exhausted! I find people in the service industry aren't very helpful in Greece - they do the bare minimum and have awful attitudes; I don't understand - they have the sun and job competition is ...

Scuba Day, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Scuba Day

A travel blog entry by christojb

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Today we went scuba diving for the first time ever. We woke up and ate breakfast, then headed on the bus to Agios (St.) Prokopios (?) beach, where we first hit the water and snorkeled. It wasn't bad, and a good way to start the day. After a lunch of ...

Our trip to Naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Our trip to Naxos

A travel blog entry by ehodas

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... day we have been having a wonderful time swimming, eating fabulous meals and visiting some of the sites. The main village of Naxos was a Venetian stronghold and has "castle" in the middle of the town. It's actually more like giant fortification walls ...

Pictures from Greece, Hora Naxos, Greece travel blog

Pictures from Greece

A travel blog entry by momentums

... towns and villages. We stopped for some time at Hilka and visited the distillery where Kitron is made. It is the drink of Naxos, a liqueur made from leaves of a tree which has fruit that is unedible,somewhat like a lemon but the size of grapefruits. The ...

Mount Zeus Hike, Naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Mount Zeus Hike, Naxos

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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... summit who have also come in hopes of enjoying the view, but at least we can all say that we have scaled Mount Zeus on Naxos! We make good time descending to our starting point -- a cute little church, where Dimitris has stored our supplies for a picnic. ...

Previous Trips, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Previous Trips

A travel blog entry by islander15

 Wedding ...

ssx, Naxos, Greece travel blog

ssx

A travel blog entry by olympicemma

ds ...

Se réveiller à Naxos par hasard de la vie., Naxos, Greece travel blog

Se réveiller à Naxos par hasard de la vie.

A travel blog entry by 2bigbirds

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Assise au pied d'un temple d'Apollon, je regarde où le destin m'a emmenée. De Naxos, on voit d'autres iles. Je ne sais pas leur nom. Je ne suis pas où je suis. C'est une petite ile, avec une petite ville. Très peu touristique (ou il est simplement ...

Day 13 - Naxos: All beach all day!, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Day 13 - Naxos: All beach all day!

A travel blog entry by bradborno

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... a wasted vacation day visiting mountain towns yesterday, we headed for the beach today, setting different expectations of the island of Naxos. St. George's beach in central Hora, the harbor town of Naxos, was extremely shallow with very clear water.  ...

Beach Day on Naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Beach Day on Naxos

A travel blog entry by sarniasiren

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... be spent on Mythos, damn!  Liana brings us a coffee and cake each onto the beach, very good of her. All round Greece, you get a good strong coffee, nothing like that Starbucks dishwater. In the evening we have a night in our room and Jean prepares a ...

Santorini to Naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Santorini to Naxos

A travel blog entry by bibi64

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Had a great trip across from Santorini to Naxos - the boat was late getting to us, so we didn't arrive to well after 6 pm. The journey across was great though - the boat was absolutely massive, apparently brand new. Literally had everything on board, ...

The party island, Mykanos, Greece travel blog

The party island

A travel blog entry by dgor5665

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A cloudy start., Naxos, Greece travel blog

A cloudy start.

A travel blog entry by julianandhazel

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Today was not looking good (cloudy) so we went for a walk through the town, along the sea front to the Protara. I decided to check where I needed to collect our hire car from the next day as I had pre-booked in the UK. I found the Hertz car agency but ...

Naxos, Naxos, Greece travel blog

Naxos

A travel blog entry by xeuma

Naxos ...

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