Boutique Hotel Glaros
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Friday 30th October
On the ship until 2.30 when we left by tender for the short service to Mykonos, one of Greece's most popular tourist islands. Here we wandered for an hour with Cindy & Mike before grabbing a well deserved beer in a cafe overlooking the famous windmills, formerly used to grind the island’s grain. The houses are all white washed pretty regularly & the streets, ...
... stand on a hill overlooking the area. Most windmills face towards the North where the island's climate sources its strongest winds over the largest part of the year. There are currently 16 windmills on Mykonos of which seven are positioned on the famous landmark hill in Chora. Most of them were built by the Venetians in the 16th century, but construction continued into the early 20th century. They were primarily used to mill wheat. ...
... and Ios are the party islands, but they party in different ways. Mykonos is a bit more on the upscale and club focused side. It is a fun place and I had some crazy nights there. On the bus ride to the hostel I made some new friends and we partied like it was 1999! It was a daily diet of beach, pool and clubs. Also, while on Mykonos I met up with a college friend traveling as well. Had a few drinks and caught up on life. I laughed to myself as we talked and I saw ...
... in the Sea here. Even with a wetsuit he only lasts about 10-15 minutes but what can you do. Someone with some small sardine like fish ce to the waters edge and soon had a funny bird hopping and waking funny alongside him making us all laugh. Caleb took a great photo of the said bird - bonus to anyone who can identify the species. The wind has died out completely meaning no more wind sports for Naxos. We went ...
... challenge. We do eventually find our hotel, cruising the wrong way up a one way lane. We settle into our new hotel at Naxos Resort. By 8pm we slip down to the beach to make a choice from a string of beachfront cafes and enjoy some authentic pasta and pizza dishes. The sunset is beautiful and the beach cafes are quiet. As we leave at 10pm we notice the cafes starting to get more busy. Greek people really do embrace the ...