Ikies - Traditional Houses
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... after each of us blamed the other for disappearing) sat at one of the tables in St Marks square, enjoying a 30 euro glass of wine, enjoying the music, and watching the water starting to creep up through the drainage holes onto the square. We left before needing to pull out our galoshes from my mini purse and slushing thru the water to return to the water taxi, enjoy the grand canal back to our home away from home. The following day we took one of the ...
... to a private patio and look out over the ocean and see the famous blue dome roofs on the cliffs. Well I went to work browsing through the many listings on VRBO and eventually found Annouso Villa. The place is outstanding. The staircase down from the main pedestrian walkway in Oia is very very steep and winding. The house is about halfway down and is located just to the right of the famous blue dome churches. The house has a two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a small kitchen and a ...
... we were eating one of the workers began to hang out octopi for people to chose for their meal. This is evidently a regular item on most menus on the island but we never tried any!
Began the walk back up. It was getting much warmer and of course was a little more difficult. We had walked a short distance and stopped to catch our breath and enjoy the view and let a group of donkeys heading down get past us.
Note: The donkeys seemed to go the ...
... I will post a few pictures - I doubt I will ever see one as beautiful as that again.
Yesterday we of course were up early again, walked the streets, did a tiny bit of shopping and ended up renting another quad. We rode to Oia, parked and walked up 300 massive stone steps to a small old village nestled on top of the rocks. We also walked down.. it was kind of hellish but I suppose good exercise which we need! The views here ...
... were in for a breathtaking time. From here we pushed on past more little uninhabited islands in the Cyclades archipelago and after another hour we had docked into Naxos. Naxos is the largest island in the Cyclades and has more of a party vibe than most of the others. But from the view on the ship all we could see were more of the white goodness climbing up the small but steep mountains.
After another two hours cruising there was a sudden frenzy of activity on the ...