Travel Blogs from Kamari
... and bus transfers after we left them. Those two nights in luxury were amazing, we had an executive suite and were part of the executive lounge so got amazing buffet food for breakfast as well as a gym, pool, a massive double bed and two bathrooms in our room alone!!! We even got our laundry done which was returned to us, ironed and hung up in plastic bags...seriously not something we are used to on this trip!! After spending a few hours in our hotel, ...
... Hot Springs, Thirassia, Ia (spelled Oia pronounced Ia), Athinos. Hot springs? Someone should tell them it's 30C+ already... On the weather, what a spectacular day, not a cloud, a light breeze, just hot. We've been very lucky since we left Auckland. That thing about gifts & Greeks again - interesting excursion, probably not something we'd have chosen, but once started...it was fascinating to see the island, towns and villages from the sea, and ...
... edge where
I could look down the steep cliff. When
we approached the top, we could hear the donkey man coming up behind us (his
donkey had bells and he had a whip) Suddenly the donkeys we were on took off
like they were racing and mine kept trying to squeeze between two others while
my legs got squashed in a donkey sandwich. It was the most terrifying while
still managing to be fun experience of my life! When the donkey man called out something all
... up at the cable car which we took down to the bottom to get back to the tender to take us back to the ship. What a view!
All the islands are made up of the volcanic eruptions that have occurred over the years. All the buildings are built at the top of the mountains. There are over 400 churches in this small community and they are just beautiful.
... did nothing all day apart from get straight into our swimmers, get in the pool and then lay around reading on our ereaders (thanks again for the present Princess, it has been invaluable). The deck has an umbrella to create shade for people like me so we were all pretty content.. especially when we rang to have drinks and food delivered to us. Hardship!!!
We went for a walk after all the sun had gone behind the ...