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Happy hour at 6 PM. Red, white wine and honey wine.
Giant yachts & large wood sail boat in harbor/pier.
Dinner - Chicken soulvaki, oreos. Met lady who lived in Hydra her whole life - never owned a car or driver's license.
... coast and then veered inland. We walked by tiny churches, farms and olive groves and found a scenic spot for lunch. A walk we thought was going to last a couple hours turned into a five hour ramble through the rocks, hills and narrow lanes of the island. As I snapped endless photos a woman approached and told us about what promised to be a spectacular sunset. We made is just in time to witness the sun disappearing on the horizon.
Our second hike took ...
Another early start and we set off to cross the final stretch of the Aegean sea. With 45nm to the island of Idra it was going to be at best around 7 hours sailing. And sail we did, quite rough at first and with not another yacht in sight.
As the day passed the wind eased, the sea state flattened out and by the time we rounded ...
... tomato, olive oil, a bit of oregano, parsley and of course Feta. Very nice and tasty. The beer they had was, drum roll, ….. Mythos. Once we were in the middle of the fishing village (with about 12 small boats, by small I mean row boat size) we caught a boat taxi back to Ydra town. We still need a couple of items, such as wine and cheese, plus juice of some sort. We found Ann Marie’s grocery store had a lively conversation, she recommended ...
June 3 - Thursday
Breakfast was the usual time at the Hotel, and again on the sunny patio with the wonderful view of the city. Our group was instructed to have our main luggage (not the smaller items like Daypacks) outside the rooms at 08:30 for the brothers to transport to the Bus. During breakfast I spoke with five women from B.C. (Lake Country, Vancouver, Rossland), which was quite a coincidence.
We met Constantina ("Dina"), our local Guide ...