TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Hermes Parikia
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... small compared to Santorini, but the beaches here are way better. It's a lot more "resorty" than I thought it would be. I can't believe we only paid eight euros a night! We met up with the group and shared a pizza and caesar salad for dinner. We figured it would be cheaper for the four of us to get a taxi to town than each of us buying bus tickets. There's only five taxi's on the entire island, if that gives you an idea of how small it. The town area ...
Mikonos was full of people but still ok to move around (apparently the crowds can be unbearable in the high season). It's the most popular of the Greek Islands along with Santorini. It's also the best island for nightclubbing (not that we stayed up too late, but we did enjoy a cocktail). The gays take over after midnight!
Despite the ...
... Next came Greece -without a doubt we will be returning. The plotting, planning, and scheming have already begun. We have seen an incredible amount of this amazing country on this journey of ours. There is much more we would still like to experience. To spend three months in a foreign country that you have never visited before is an almost indescribable experience. To spend that much time there and still feel welcomed by the people of that country is something else again! Efharisto, Greece ...
... antiquity and imperial plunder.
After returning on a rocky boat ride full of sunbathing beauties, I explored more of the town. Full of tourists and stores ringing up customers, there weren’t many signs of the Greek economic crisis and recession on Mykonos. I’m sure Athens and mainland would have provided a much grimmer picture. I explored more of the island and eventually returned home to meet Anna and Stefan.
We grabbed some ...
... of walking we were all exhausted! We headed to a
cafe by the sea and swapped endless funny stories I really can't repeat.
In the evening we went to a cocktail bar before dinner and as is custom you are
given a free shot on leaving! Keen to try the local seafood we feasted on shrimps,
squid and octopus - it was delicious. The ever hospitable Greeks supplied us
with free fish soup and an extra jug of wine!