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... which was interesting. They made other stops on the way to Hydra island as well which made us wonder if we picked the right place. When we pulled up at Hydra, though, we loved it immediately! The town is very picturesque with boats in the little harbor inlet. We were able to find our hotel with the help of some locals. Our room was awesome - especially for the price. We had a really nice bedroom area and also a kitchen.
After we got cleaned up we took off to ...
... is dedicated to, in this case it was an icon of St. Nektarios and then the Virgin Mary holding Jesus. The last two I think are the saints who scribed the gospels. Above these were a wall of icons. Apparently it is customary to kiss the two icons at the front of the church. On the left is St. Nektarios and on the right is Jesus. Icons are very important to the Greek Orthodox Church.
The icons often have similar hand signs so I checked them ...
... Poros is it is on a straight and one side is the island and one side is the mainland.
THe last stop was Aegina. Aegina was a good place. Not as good as Hydra. I had 2 hours there and went to one of the beaches and got in the water for an hour, then went to walk around the back alleys finding some shopping, food and cathedrals. I enjoy getting lost here in thsse Greek alleys. They are amazing. Aegina also has some ...
... and sat in front of the AC unit. It was beside the bar and did work but the windows are open. The staff were trying to catch a nap or break while everyone was gone, and they have to work in the heat which must be tough. We left Aegina about 6 arriving back at the port at 7:30 and our hotel at 8:00. We could hardly stay awake on the last leg and dozed off and on through the entertainment. Different local people said at 39 Deg C it ...
... the “bandera café”. There were a dozen of so gentleman in Dutch soccer jerseys singing their National Anthem (we are in the middle of the world cup of soccer). That was kind of neat.
So what did we do today. Nothing. Not a darn thing. After watching the sunrise and catching a few more hours of sleep, we chose to spend the day at the house. We both caught up on some reading (there is a small selection of books here) and just relaxed out of the hot sun. ...