Hotel Alkyon Siros
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So for my somewhat final leg of my first summer traveling escapade, I met a really good friend and spent a couple of days in Mykonos, Greece. Not much to say besides that it was amazing. The people were friendly and beautiful and the food was incredible. Not to sound like Capt. Diva but the beaches were not as amazing as I expected, but the party scene certainly was. Felt a little too old for all the parties as I was ...
... village. We proceeded along winding road and barren landscape to Dryopeda a picturesque town of red roofs and winding streets.
After a quick swim on one of the remote beaches we drove back to the boat. We were invited for drinks on board by our neighbors Bill and Janet, 2 retired pilots from California who are in the home stretch of a circumnavigation on board S/V Airstream. A very pleasant finale to an enjoyable stay on ...
We lifted anchor at 7:30 and unfurled the sails and had a very pleasant but short lived sail out of Naousis Bay. As soon as we were out of the bay the wind turned to our nose and we were faced with another day of motoring. We checked in with BS at 8 am who were still at the marina and on their way to the bakery. We agreed to meet at Finikas. Mid-morning we decided to chance course and have another attempt at sailing but after about an hour ...
... a significantly different wind and sea state; waves of 2 meters and wind gusts up to 7 B.
As the conditions were rather unpleasant we decided to motor to the closest protected bay. We followed s/v Onset with Bill at the helm. He had sailed this waters before and he guided us around and between a few small rocks to a protected anchorage. We dropped anchor at 12:30 behind Wave Runner, who had left early ...
... is a little cafe right next to us where we bought some bread etc for our supper. The neighborhood has lots of cats all over the place but most of them seem to be strays as they are frightened when one approaches them.
I went for a walk and passed the square where they are busy having the volleyball tournament. All the roads are made of what looks like marble and are really slippery. The different layers are connected with stairs so I think it's about 100 by the time you get from ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking