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great for a contiki hotel, but bad location!
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Ahhhhh Mykonos, how I miss you! We spent the next 3 days getting to know eachother and pretty much relaxing at the pool/beach. One of the days was extremely windy to the point where I wouldn't get out from under my towel, but Mykonos is so beautiful that it didn't matter. The aphrodite beach hotel was pretty nice, minus the uncomfortable beds and …
That being said, the last couple of days have had their fill of adventures, and I'm glad to finally sit down and be able to post about them! On Saturday I left Ankara and flew to Thessaloniki, Greece, where I'll be based for a few days before heading back to Istanbul. I planned my time based around what I needed to see in this area, and ended up scheduling an extra day here just in case anything else came up that I needed to see or I had any trouble ...
... seaweed that was really dense. At first I thought they were sea eggs.
The highlight of the day would have to be the herd of about 40 goats that crossed the road in front of us. Every goat had a large bell around its neck and the music from these bells was amazing. It was like someone was playing the xylophone! We stopped and listened for about ten minutes. Some of the larger goats were standing on their hind legs and eating out of the trees!
... more winding roads.
The scenery is quite spectacular and not how I imagined a Greek Island!
At one road junction we came across a Greek man selling fruit from the back of his truck. He came over to the car and was keen to chat with us telling us his wife was from Sydney. He then insisted we go and look at his fruit. He told us he came from six generations of farmers on Naxos.
He kept ...
... was accidentally “discovered” and excavation
started. Initially the excavators were looking for treasures, and some of the
ruins were ruined (is that possible?). Then the archeologists decided that they
might have some valuable history here, so they started to properly excavate the
site. The whole area is approximately 60 acres, of which about 2/3 has been
excavated and catalogued. They are holding off with ...