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... of person who likes to figure things out on my own rather than rely on others for help, but when you're in a foreign country, relying on others for help is an inevitable part of every day. As much as I'm trying to learn to let go of my desire to be in control, one of the things I am looking forward to after I get home is being able to do my "own" thing without having to ask for directions, ask for help with the bus system, finding things in the supermarket, ...
... 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 ...
... played volleyball, and other games. We were served fresh caught octopus that was hanging on the back of the boat the whole way and pork and chicken kebab salad, bread and of course ouzo. We were able to hang out a bit more and then we were back on the boat heading back to port. But first we stopped off at a few more amazing swim stops. After a great day on the boat we headed for showers and some of us were heading out to dinner. We found a perfect little ...
All aboard the "Louis Olympia"… "Ladieeeess and gentleman welcome to Louis Cruises"… The words we got so accustomed to over our brief cruise ship journey from the cruise ship entertainment coordinator - Liz. So what is there to do on this cruise… The following list may just inspire you to jump online and purchase your own little cruise ship journey to paradise (we got a crazy bargain with the second person half price - thank ...