Irene Hotel and Studios
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... from the town and shuttle buses were provided to transport us there. Bruce finally achieved his ambition to go swimming in the Aegean Sea - about 6.30pm we found a beach with a lot of other bathers and he waded in and had his swim. His verdict - warm and very salty - but he enjoyed the experience.
The ship sailed from Mykonos at midnight and berthed at Lavrion, near Athens, at 6 in the morning. We were asked ...
... pounds on an automatic
bidet toilet seat that requires no paper use at all, or a cheap macerator to
grind everything to nothing. OK rant over.
Now off to Venice for a night before getting on our cruise
ship, Le Lyrial, heading for the Croatian islands.
Bye for now,
Richard and Christine
... this is the ferry that will take us away. Most of the time they announce their arrival with a blow of the ship's whistle (horn-if you're a landlubber). There seems to be no rhyme or reason to their signals, as sometimes they'll blow one long blast, other times some short ones, still other times two longs, and a short, or two shorts and a long. Some arrive with no blast at all (stealth mode). As there are international regulations re: the types of sound signals to be ...
... simply put a hand-lettered sign in the front window stating "Town" or "Port" depending on the direction they were travelling. Funny, but still the best transportation deal around! The topography of Mykonos is more arid and rocky than other islands we've visited so far. The town is famous for its white-washed buildings with blue shutters and doors. Also, the streets are narrow and convoluted, supposedly to confound any ...
... walked through the restaurants and up the streets so that we could get some closer shots. We met a lovely English couple up there and took their photos and they in turn took ours and we chatted for several minutes - turns out they are on the Thomson ship which is in the harbour and running tender vessels into port. Lucky them, they are in port until 5pm whereas we have to be back on board at 1.30pm!
We decided to have a coffee so we walked down ...