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We woke early this morning already berthed at Tourlos pier in Mykonos and the weather was warm and slightly cloudy, around 24 degrees. This rocky Greek island belongs to the island group known as the Cyclades which are a part of the 1,000 Greek islands in the Aegean sea. Our portside balcony looked straight out to the beautiful white washed buildings of Mykonos about 2km away and the view ...
The stop in Mykonos was uneventful and pretty relaxing. OK meal in a local joint and the streets are famous for being a maze which has a sort of charm. We didn't have lovely weather but just a bit overcast and windy.
All in all, an OK place but we much preferred Santorini.
... off the ferry and nearly got swept right back into the water. However we learnt to appreciate the wind as when we were sun baking the breeze cooled us off nicely. One of the things I was surprised about when we drove through Mykonos was how dry and barren it was in certain areas. The ground was all dirt and there weren't many trees. In contrast, the centre of Mykonos where all the shops and bars are is completely different, as is the beach. But it was a bit of ...
This island is a pile of granite rocks with a population of
10,000. More in the summer when the
tourists descend on to the island. No
great archaeological digs. It’s the
vacation spot popular with the international jet set. ...
... and eat and drink so anywhere hot will do.
I got us passes to one of the lounges at Gatwick, which was a bit dull but had breakfast and flew out on a less than glamorous, but half empty Easyjet flight and within a few hours we were sitting at a restaurant in the sun sipping cocktails.
The week went by quick and we met lots of interesting people. It was very much the end of the season so everything was getting fairly quiet in the evenings, but I can imagine ...