Erofili Beach Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
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Travel Blogs from Ikaria
Saw Mykonos and it's lights glide past at 2.00 am when we got up to look out our balcony! Slept well and awoke at 5.30 to see the sunrise over Patmos as we dropped anchor. Buffet breakfast on the stern deck and onto a tender to the little port. Here we boarded the bus and up to St.John's Monastary atop the highest hill on the island. Built like a fortified castle to repel pirates about the 10th century the monks could pour boiling oil down ...
... and then Matt and me both went for a lunch in the sit down restaurant. It was a lot nicer then the buffet, where all these rude Europeans push you and cut you out of line. After lunch I laid back down, and then went outside late afternoon for some fresh air. Even though it was super winding and cool the fresh air really seemed to help. We went to dinner and now off to bed since there is another time change and we get into Izmir, Turkey at 7am. Sweet ...
... long lives, one in three makes it to ninety and they tend to stay sharp until the end. This phenomenon is featured in a book about longevity by Dan Buettner called "Blue Zones." Why do they live so long? The diet is typically Mediterranean. Fresh veggies, fish, olive oil and dairy (mostly goat milk based feta and yogurt) are what people eat. There is a lot of credit given to the "greens." I think this means salads and the particular plants ...
We spent the morning on Ikaria, an island untouched by tourism. It was so nice to wander in a village seeing the locals just doing their day-to-day chores, not trying to sell things to tourists. It felt 'real'. In the afternoon we headed for Delos and put the sails up for the first ...
... surrounds this monastery; we walked through narrow alleyways flanked by more whitewashed houses - but of quite different architecture to those on Santorini. Murray and I opted to walk back down to the village of Skala, the walkway was built from stones - like cobbles but very undulating - we had to watch every step - it was still worth the walk though. Rain set in during the late afternoon, hopefully it will be all over ...