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I got up at 8am, showered, dressed and then went to breakfast. I got my breakfast tray and ate it while using the WiFi. After breakfast i went back to the room, got ready for the day, then
left the hotel/hostel. I walked to the town square, went to the tour meeting point, waited and then had to walk down the street anyway to meet the bus. The bus took us to the port where we picked up more people and started the tour. The tour was done in English, ...
... beach. This time i found a part of the beach that was nudist friendly, walking past them i found another spot and swam, then got out, headed back to the buggy and continued on. My last stop was at part of the beach where you could hire chairs. Here i hired one, got a drink and swam a bit, then came in, relaxed on the chairs.
I packed up about 3pm and headed back into the port, getting lost on the way and when i made it back into the town, could not find the right road back to the ...
... I then went for a walk up to the ruins that overlook the town. The ruins of the temple of Athena or something. There was lots of wind, but i was able to get some good pictures. I then came back down, walked through town and went back to the hotel/hostel after picking up some groceries from the nearby shops.At the hostel i dropped off stuff and then got changed to beach wear. I then went down to St Georges ...
... to mention an entire meal. It tends to be healthier, and financially more favourable, not to have to eat out every night. We have embraced Greek cuisine. Sometimes, though, it's nice to cook up a 'comfort' meal. Angelina did that the other night. We had some sausages, boiled, then fried. There was cucumber and tomato, pan-fried potatoes, and kernel corn! Maybe that is a sign that we need to come home for a little while? Or not. We have had some amazing restaurant meals ...
In WW2 the Greeks said 'no' to the Italians and so a
national holiday (Oxi Day - 'No Day') is held on 28th October. Keen to take
full opportunity of the three day weekend and the chance to explore an island
before the winter, we booked ferry tickets to Paros.
As we left Piraeus early on Friday morning it appeared half of Athens had also
decided to leave -
the ferry was absolutely packed with people and their ...