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It's really hard to believe that two months have already gone by and I'm now in the final phase of my trip. I'm very much looking forward to a lot of the things I have planned for the next few weeks, but at the same time, I'm definitely ready to enjoy the familiarity of home and see my family again :). Constantly moving around to different places can get pretty exhausting both physically and mentally, and in many ways it has been a growing experience for me - I'm ...
... socialising and catching up with each other. The people we have spoken to are really friendly and have a good chat to you. The elderly ladies in the street usually give you a big smile and say 'Kalimera'.
We took the little red car and headed off South to look at some temple ruins and some of the beaches. Demeter's Temple ruins were from 500BC with an amazing backdrop of mountains.
We were the only people there and I think we only saw about ...
... 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 ...
Naxos was a wonderful choice for our first Greek island experience. With accommodations 150m away from the beach and 200m away from the town's main promenade, we were perfectly positioned in Chora. Caleb's schooling routine now established, he began the day with 1hr "Phys. Ed." With dad on the beach, 2hrs of the R's with me, lunch, and then time to explore before dinner at a seaside taverna. What bliss.
Beyond the town lies greater Naxos: tiny villages ...
... the walk there a few of us weren't keen and decided to head into town and go to a bar for a few drinks there. The bar was called 'alley' and they served cocktails in 'cool' glasses. I just wanted a unique cup like Anna and Nicole had gotten. So was asking what a martini would come in and the bar tender responded with a martini glass, so I switched my mind to a berry cocktail and when I got my glass Alessandro (bus driver) was laughing cause my glass wasn't 'cool' it ...