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Travel Blogs from Siros
... Egypt it was so lovely to roam around without being hassled and we really enjoyed the friendly people and atmosphere of this pretty island. We made our way up the hill to the windmills, enjoyed a coffee and walked all through the narrow roads and lanes until we came across a Greek bakery where we stopped to enjoy "honey fritters". We had to be back at the ship by 1pm so we only had around 4 hours ...
The stop in Mykonos was uneventful and pretty relaxing. OK meal in a local joint and the streets are famous for being a maze which has a sort of charm. We didn't have lovely weather but just a bit overcast and windy.
All in all, an OK place but we much preferred Santorini.
... homeless people on the street and got told by a man on the street to always walk around in a group so that no one mugged us... The current economic crisis in Greece was quite apparent during our visit to Athens. A lot of shops were shut down and their was a lot of homeless people on the streets. It was sad to see, and according to the people in Greece that I talked to about it, it's not going to end any time soon. On a completely different note, I pulled off ...
Siros is the capitol of the Cyclade Islands. Greece has about 1000 islands divided up into
3 sections. We’ve been visiting the
Cyclade portion. Only 300 of the total
islands are inhabited.
Every island has its own personality. Siros is a bustling commercial and
administrative hub. It has a number of
... and eat and drink so anywhere hot will do.
I got us passes to one of the lounges at Gatwick, which was a bit dull but had breakfast and flew out on a less than glamorous, but half empty Easyjet flight and within a few hours we were sitting at a restaurant in the sun sipping cocktails.
The week went by quick and we met lots of interesting people. It was very much the end of the season so everything was getting fairly quiet in the evenings, but I can imagine ...