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- Continental Breakfast
- TV Channel One Russia
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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Travel Blogs from Grikos
... grilled, marinated chicken and Mediterranean vegetables for me, fish and Greek salad for Liz.
It is a perfect end to our first day of cruising, sightseeing and dining. Joseph had said that Patmos was the best of the islands we would see and it has certainly cast a spell over us.
(Although wifi is free in most harbourside cafes, upload rates are slow, so there are just ten photos today from the hundreds I took! I'll upload some more when speeds are better.)
... fail" moment. For many Greeks already caught in the tourism economy, a loss of the Euro as the de facto currency among tourists will be a big blow. Just as Argentina struggles with being a two-currency country, Greece will wind up having the Euro, Croat kune, Turkish lira, British pound, and USD as currencies preferred to its own. Everyone becomes a currency trader even if they do not want ...
... that sold the traditional greek dessert called Loukoumades. They are mini doughnut balls which a sauce made of walnuts and honey (traditionally), but there were other flavours available such as chocolate and cinnamon.
At 9pm we headed back to boat to attend the boats night club! A great (delayed) begging to out Contiki Cruise!
... br> Next stop was a carpet making outlet where we were given a demonstration of turkish carpet making, wine and beer by the Australian Manager, Ashley.
Back on the bus and down to the port where we browsed the bazaar, Sue bought a genuine Gucci fake purse and I bought a new pair of sandals, as mine were now in the bin after blowing out the heel.
We returned to the ship and shortly after cast off for another destination. A lazy afternoon, a snooze and ...
... standing in the courtyard when an elderly gentleman in a black suit approached Jim. Because he was looking at Jim's lower half we actually thought he was going to chastise him for wearing shorts in the church. But then he looked up with a grin, nodded at Jim's black, yellow and green runners and said, 'Brazil, neh?' Obviously, even for the Greeks, football trumps religious modesty. If one has had any ties to an upbringing involving ...