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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... I can see how the population swells to 4 million over the summer months. Up through the pine and cypress forests and past some of the few remaining ancient remnants- we saw the columns from the Temple of Apollo. Continued on to Mt. Philerimos whose plateau is 1000feet above sea level. Stunning, uninterrupted views along the coastline. Here is also the Church of Our Lady, whose chapel dates from the 15th century and which was built on the remains of an old Greek temple dedicated ...
We had a morning tour Sue and Darren - a lovely couple who are not about religion and are well travelled and down to earth. We had a great day with them and wish now we were doing the Holy Land with them as they have a car and driver and space for two more......... We were on our way by 0830 and into the old town to see a bit of it before it was closed down to traffic. name the sites stopped pottery - name of vessel lindros lunch walk about white ...
... when we arrived at Chora we completely missed the stairs up to the monastery but had a great time wandering around this picturesque village, spotting restaurants with views for lunch and a bakery! We came across a church which we thought might be the monastery but were shooed out by the priest as he was leaving and locking everything. A bit more wandering and we found the monastery albeit from the back door. We met up briefly with Scott and Julie who had taken ...
... up to a castle at the top which like many medieval fortresses replace Greek and roman temples and reused much of the marble from the prior temples. The view of the Aegean sea from the top was amazing. The top of the castle had ancient roman rooms. You could take a donkey up to the top, but we were advised against it as some people fall off and get injured. I got a nice linen pants and almost left ...
... soap and a body scrub for us.
Back to the hotel to sit and read in the shade. Wifi eventually back online at 1.30pm. Must be nearly lunchtime.
We settled for the snack bar but Barry got sidetracked and ordered flatbread from the lady in the carpet corner. I finished my beer in the time it took her, but Barry must have been impressed because he gave her a tip!
Starters done we polished off chicken donner and chips before adjourning ...