Hotel Orkos Beach
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
Photos of Hotel Orkos Beach
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Orkos Beach Mikri Vigla
Travel Blogs from Mikri Vigla
... seaweed that was really dense. At first I thought they were sea eggs.
The highlight of the day would have to be the herd of about 40 goats that crossed the road in front of us. Every goat had a large bell around its neck and the music from these bells was amazing. It was like someone was playing the xylophone! We stopped and listened for about ten minutes. Some of the larger goats were standing on their hind legs and eating out of the trees!
... face war. The answer was 'No', and Greece was attacked.
In Naxos Town today all the primary and secondary school children marched and drummed their way to a Cenotaph and laid wreaths. Tomorrow is a public holiday and the whole town celebrates.
We hired yet another small car and set off north around the coast over more hills and fertile valleys and climbed up to the tops of rocky, misty mountains ...
Naxos Island is the largest island in the Cyclades Group.
It is the most fertile and self-sufficient and is known for its cheese. We bought some today called Graviera and it has a lovely flavour.
We walked out to Apollo Temple's Entrance which stands on the water at the entrance to Naxos.
The old city is on the hill behind the port ...
... wants to practise his english.
It seems so much easier to meet people on the road than in Vancouver. I still don't quite understand what it is about VanCity that makes people keep their distance. Robert hesitated awkwardly before inviting the Dutch to dinner. It was so nice to plan a spontaneous get-together, not having to provide two weeks' notice to ensure there are no schedule conflicts. Another benefit of travel.
We leave Naxos with fond ...
... port and had dinner in a traditional family Greek restaurant. I had Moussaka, and Robert had roast lamb. This was a special night as it was the Greek Easter, and there were lots of celebrating happening. We could hear constant firecrackers going off, and it turns out people would throw them into yards to wish others good luck. We also saw a procession, during our stay, through the town, where the community hold candles and then walk to the church ...