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Travel Blogs from Amorgos
... out. On the bike ride back I stopped by a pottery shop inland. I asked the girl manning it (pardon) if she ships to the US, since I wanted to send Mom authentic Naxian pottery. She said yes.
Excited, I started browsing and picked out two mugs, for starters. She grimly informed me that she can't ship them because they might break in transit. Fine, but what did she think I was going to ship when I first asked? Consumer electronics? It's a damn pottery shop.
I didn't buy ...
Today started early we found out the bakery opened at 6am and we were leaving at 7 so perfect timing. Had to wait for the bread to come out of the oven!! We left port and hades towards Amorgos Island. No wind at all as flat as anything - just like glass. We motored for a couple of hours and stopped for a swim in a little bay. After lovely Greek salad made by our skipper for lunch we went past a ship wreck that had hit a rock in bad weather and drifted into ...
... I was making progress. "Five minutes" in Greece is similar to when a Greek tells you something is 100 meters away - a big underestimation. I waited patiently but the guy came out and we hopped in his car and took off.
Leaving Egiali you are on a small two lane road with great views of the sea. There are no guardrails as you travel frequent hairpin turns on the sides of the mountains plus, making it even more dangerous, there are wild goats everywhere including ...
... that since leaving Atlanta in mid April, we have only experienced rain on two days of our travels! One was a steady evening rain in Barcelona and the other was a thunderstorm one afternoon when we were at Lake Maggiori. Otherwise, it has been sunny for our entire trip!
Amorgos has beautiful mountains and great overall scenery. There are ancient abandoned windmills that dot the crests of the island's hills and many little white churches and ...
... night long inside! The music played throughout the night was traditional Greek songs- where it seems the traditional instruments are a banjo/lute like guitar and a slightly out of tune violin. The owner and the violinist would sing loudly, clapping along out of time as well all were transfixed by the magical atmosphere! And l haven't even mentioned the local cuisine yet! The restaurant was apparently typical Greek with the owner out the front all night entertaining, ...