Hotel Ios Plage
Travel Blogs from Ios
... a few hours chilling on the balcony soaking up the sun chatting with ash before showering and heading down for dinner and a couple of drinks with the crew & some Canada day celebrations. Everyone is feeling pretty run down so we all had a very quiet night ready to enjoy our last day in ios tomorrow and our last free day together on tour! Much love LM ...
... to our hostel for welcome shots, wooo they were more like cordial but.. We settled in and started to drink some beers with the hostel crowd and met a couple of boys from Perth who we shared a bev or two with. There was some American playing a stupid higher or lower drinking game with rules only he understood. We humoured him. At 12 the hostel bar closed and we headed off with the crew to blue note club. Blue note is affiliated with the hostel and we got ...
... amp; Irene's, was located. Man, were we in for a treat. Irene welcomed us with open arms, gave us a welcome refreshment and had her husband, Demitri, (George is her brother who owns the Sunrise hotel across the street) take us to our room which had the best view of the city (see photos!). Deciding to make the most of our early, 11am arrival the boys rented some ATVs and I tagged along for a ride around the island. We drove up to Homer's tomb (beautiful view but ...
... it didn't have a window or
porthole. My cabin was next to Rachel’s, though, so I got to hear her sing in
the shower and tell her "gotcha!" when I saw her later. We got a new tour
director when we boarded the ship. Our last one was only for Turkey and our new
one would be for the rest of the tour. Because the ship was so big, it was hard
to find anybody in order to make dinner plans with. I got to have laundry done
on the ship, ...
... a few k's north of where we stayed at Firo). The view (and food) was great.
It was on to Oia for dinner. We spent too much time at the previous cafe and caught the sunset (our 1st) driving down to Oia.
Dinner was late near our hotel.
The next morning was amazing as we woke to blue skies and calm seas.