Ikies - Traditional Houses
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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Steeped in so much history, Bree and I were both so excited to see Athens and continue to find ourselves face to face with places that until now we had only read about in the history books. After collecting our baggage and picking up a taxi from the stand outside, we made our way across town toward the Plaka district where our hotel was located. Weaving through the streets of Athens we were really not paying much attention to our surroundings until all of the sudden our ...
... gravely path, with plunging cliffs. It was so windy thatI was very nervous that a strong gust would blow me off the trail! There were many steep inclines and declines and by the end we were covered in sand and grit. Interestingly, there were at least 4 small churches along the trail. We wondered whether they are ever used because they are so remote. We were very happy to get back to Oia after 2.5 hours and were congratulated ...
... Okay....what struck me the most firstly was the views........No word of a lie, they are amazing. But, there is always a but, ......the other thing was how quiet it was. If it wasnt for the bloody tourists like (us), it would have been perfect, but minus noise, minus the music and minus the Ouzo flowing. It was just so relaxed, and serene to be away from the maddening crowds waiting to either get on or off the cable ...
... Not unlike an aging supermodel, it still looks fantastic from far away and in airbrushed photos. Get up close and personal, though, and you might be surprised at what you see. Perhaps it is simply the struggling economy or the fact that we visited in the off season, but much of the country had an air of decay rather than aging gracefully. It is a place that we’re glad we’ve seen, but one that we likely won’t return to ...
... best story was Becky’s trip to China where she was determined to learn some Mandarin Chinese words. One of the words, xie-xie (hope I got that right) means 'thank you.’ Only after awhile on the trip did someone correct her. She was pronouncing it “shee-shee” – instead of “shay-shay.” So, for the better part of the week she was telling everyone she encountered in China to “take a bath.” Awesome. ...