Alkionides Pension

Miaoulis Street, Hydra, Saronic Gulf Islands, 180-40, Greece | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Hydra

Hydra, the donkeys and the cats....

A travel blog entry by tom.beccamarty

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If Athens is the city where dogs rule, the cats seem to rule in the Greek Isles :) How is it that the wandering cats and dogs all get along? Far too many cats to count live in on these islands... Water dishes for the animals sit on the quiet corners. Locals buy food for their pets, carry it up the lanes in a bag and throw out handfuls to the …

Delphi, Olympia and Hydra

A travel blog entry by alice-patrick

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... it and decided that I like not knowing what the future holds for us. Ignorance is bliss.


Olympia

Olympia was home to the ancient Olympics (776 BC) and Zeus was worshiped and celebrated there. An arched entrance called a Krypte, erected during the Hellenistic period, leads to the stadium which had an estimated capacity of 45,000 spectators.

The walkway leading up to the arched entrance was lined with what were known as the ...

Hydra (Saronic Gulf) to Poros (Saronic Gulf)

A travel blog entry by rknepper

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... and the island of Hydra and next to the municipalities of Troizinia and Ermionida. Poros is an island with rich vegetation. Much of the northern and far eastern/western sides of the island are bushy, whereas large areas of old pine forest are found in the south and center of the island. It has a good road network and adequate tourist infrastructure, which makes it a popular resort for short holidays. Poros has been inhabited since the Bronze Age. Graves on the island ...

Cruising around the Greek islands

A travel blog entry by bevie

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... a long boat trip to Hydra about 70 k away. I am very tired so I have a sleep in the dining room, it is full of sleeping passengers! The rocking of the boat lulls me to sleep quickly. Arrive in Hydra around 11 o'clock
Hydra is a very small island and there are no cars here, everyone uses donkeys or small horses to get around. They tie two donkeys together one to sit on and one to carry things. It is a very rocky island and doesn't have any ...

The Mountain and the Sea

A travel blog entry by amkozak

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... I realized I just lied to you. People also had mopeds, but there really were no cars and it was very nice to not be inhaling so many fumes as we often do here in Athens.

Our first day on the island, we climbed to the top of a small mountain/hill, met a donkey which we promptly named Pancho, and found some rocks next to the Mediterranean sea for swimming. I bought a snorkel on ...

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This hotel, located on Miaoulis Street, Hydra, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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