Hotel Vatera Beach
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... Square where the skirted soldiers perform the changing-of-the-guard, Temple of Zeus, the National Library, Academy of Athens, Hadrian's Arch,the Royal Palace, The Old Olympic Stadium of Athens and many more landmarks. A great day was had by all we are ready to top if off with pre dinner drinks and a meal. Tonight we sail towards ...
Having sailed through the night, we sailed into the Port of Mytilene (Mitilini), Nisos Lesbos, a part of Greece, at around 7:30am. Due to the limited depth of the port and the size of our ship, we had to anchor outside of the harbour. To alight and go into the City of Mytilene, we had to utilise the safety boats to make our way to land. This is called the "Tendering Process" to the coast.
Mytilene is a small coastal city of around ...
... and we watched the start of the Tdf in local time. It was formal night, so we decided to dress up - the first formal night we missed due to jet lag. Spent the evening chatting to a retired Dutch couple, who enjoy doing their own excursions, TripAdvisor may be their next research tool. It is just past midnight and the Netherlands are playing Costa ...
Our first real "rest" day. Almost a sleep in, then did the washing, then a walk into the small town of Potos for lunch facing the beach. Fresh anchovies, and stuffed calamari! Walked back and a snooze before the rain drove us inside. Time to do some route planning and work on the itinerary, not finalised for the whole year before we left ...
Where is that mythical Greek island, with sandy beaches, white buildings clinging to cliff sides, blue sea, cloudless skies, and doesn't cost a fortune to get to? Any advice would be great! So here we are on Thassos just over the water from Kavala - the only thing missing is the white painted houses - all else is here. We drove down the east coast. (Tour buses go down west coast.) Beach side resort towns ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking