- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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... with the tour guide to our lunch destination. We went to a really nice Turkish Pide place for lunch (Pide is like a really thin bread or dough with minced meat or another topping on it). Dominic and I wanted to try a sneaky trick, so we did, we picked up a 2.5 Lt bottle of coke and used it to give to most people with their meal, the funny things were that the restaurant didn't ark up about us doing it and that the whole bottle was 2 TL cheaper that a can of Coke. After lunch ...
... name for a flowering tree, Cercis siliquastrum from which Judas Iscariot is reputed to have hanged himself), original Olympic stadium, gymnasium, temples followed by lunch together
at Bacchus Taverna/Pension in Miraka - 7 vegetarian plates: french fries, black eyed peas,
Salad, eggplant, garlic potatoe spread, mountain greens, spinach ...
... each year (Easter Rockets - YouTube). We finally settled in a restaurant back at Chios town to wait for the 11pm 8-hour overnight ferry to Athens. The ferry was ENORMOUS with, besides heaps of people, so many cars and even big trucks on board!
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... Greek island to Turkey so this part of Greece was prone to invasion and the Sultans of the Ottoman Empire ran the place for about 400 years. Fortunately for the people of Chios the Sultans loved to eat the sap of the mastic tree which only grows in that area so they were a bit more benevolent that usual when dealing with the Greeks who knew how to grow the trees and extract the sap from them. Mastic is still produced and used for chewing gum and also for ...
... home management issues. The wifi here is excellent. Highlights are the incredible village of Pirgi in the south and the harbour at Lagada in the north of the island. The north has lots of harsh bare-rock cliffs/mountains and is therefore rather less populated. In earlier days the villages in the south were fortified against raiders and Pirgi still retains a lot of its mediaeval architecture/street layout. Many of the houses are decorated with the same unusually striking style ...