- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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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, ...
Today was a public holiday (see yesterday's entry) and everything was closed except the cafés which were doing a great business. The sun was out for a lot of the day too.
The school kids were out in force again with their marching and drumming and having a great time. There were priests and lots of dignataries laying wreaths and then more marching and drumming through the lined streets. It was quite moving to see.
We love the Greeks. They ...
... 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 ...
... us it was clean water! Painting & renovating accommodation seems to be the main thing happening in preparation for the following holiday season. We were told by our wonderful Brazilian born Greek barman Leonard that houses are painted twice per year [once at the end of the summer season & again at the beginning of the holiday season]. We wandered the streets filling our bags with bits & pieces & bumped into our German ...
... arrived later which was great. They had wonderful news to share as well. Their daughter had just given birth to their grandson back in Ireland. To celebrate the good news and wish Anette and Manne safe travels, we had some lovely champagne. Our table was set under some trees right next to the beach and it was a great atmosphere.
Brian and I were sad to see Anette and Manne leave, but we have hopes we will see them some time in the ...