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... the ferry dock, but when I got there I found out that the ferry had left 20 minutes earlier! I was a little disappointed, but at the same time was glad that the most important part of my visit was accomplished, and I ended up enjoying a very leisurely lunch with a great view, some delicious baklava for dessert, and spent the rest of my time poking around the very picturesque architecture on the island.
I also saw the craziest thing yesterday morning! ...
... socialising and catching up with each other. The people we have spoken to are really friendly and have a good chat to you. The elderly ladies in the street usually give you a big smile and say 'Kalimera'.
We took the little red car and headed off South to look at some temple ruins and some of the beaches. Demeter's Temple ruins were from 500BC with an amazing backdrop of mountains.
We were the only people there and I think we only saw about ...
... more winding roads.
The scenery is quite spectacular and not how I imagined a Greek Island!
At one road junction we came across a Greek man selling fruit from the back of his truck. He came over to the car and was keen to chat with us telling us his wife was from Sydney. He then insisted we go and look at his fruit. He told us he came from six generations of farmers on Naxos.
He kept ...
... of Moët which was very "welcome" and enjoyable! We wandered the streets and lanes of Mykonos...there are lots of small, almost family-like churches scattered amongst the many shops and restaurants. We had a shared Greek salad (as you do!) lunch with fresh bread at a Swiss restaurant...the husband (who prepared the salad) is Greek and his wife is Swiss. After lunch, Helen and I meandered around more of the lanes and ventured into a ...
... for the upcoming week. I was especially happy to see my good friend Liam who I have worked with for over 16 years at Catapult Systems, and I was looking forward to catching up with him over a few beers.
It was extremely windy that morning so we decided to remain anchored in the bay. We took the dingy to the nearby beach for a couple of hours, where the kids could swim around while the adults enjoyed a couple of cocktails. After freshening up on the boat, ...