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Hello from IOS! You have heard a fair amount about Naxos but I thought I'd fill in the details. We had five nights in Naxos in total. As soon as we got off our (wrong and way faster) boat we loved it! There were lots of families around, tourists but far fewer English people. Lots of local taverns and places to eat. A much more friendly vibe in general than Mykonos! So the highlights of Naxos include - cycling, the boat, a couple of really nice beaches and the outdoor cinema. Oh and ...
I had set the alam to 6:45 am and was up by 7. I wanted to reconsider our options, find a solution to our situation. C made a coffee and went back to our cabin, starting to pack our things. I called our charter company in Athens a couple of times and finally left a detailed message, describing our current situation and position, and requesting a callback for further assistance. No one called back. I also called the Yacht Service at our destination, but no one picked ...
... was on a huge Blue Star ship, no problems with sea-sickness, and hundreds of cars and trucks aboard, but very few tourists - the first hint that things were looking up.
This is a small, mainly agricultural island, boasting more villages than Santorini, but remarkably free of tourists, and those here were more interested In culture and nature, than in shopping and taking photographs of ...
... via the gangplank.
Then suddenly the trucks stopped and the gates opened and foot passengers were swarming onto the ferry via the vehicle gangplanks.
I'm sure that this saved about 20 minutes of time. However suddenly there was an ear piercing siren as the gangplanks lifted and we were off to sea with lots of people still in the car bays.
Eventually we got in and found our cabin.. We had decided to book ...
... the only passengers from Apollon.
Managed a cold draught pint in Lotto. Purchased our ferry tickets for Syros and the last leg to Kos.
Got the bus back to Prokopios and spent a little more time on the beach. Had to rescue Antonis`s boat as young lad from Fotis taverna had pushed it in!
We had a butty on the balcony and then forced a cake down my neck at the Golden Beach cafe.