Myconian Ambassador Relais & Chateaux Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Business Services
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... accurately, alleys, twist & turn every 10 m apparently to fool the pirates. It was quite windy & coolish so we returned to the waterfront & had another drink & a plate of the best fried squid that we have ever tasted. Luckily for us the wi-fi worked well so we all caught up on correspondence etc.
At about 6.30 we returned to the ship & were in bed by about 9pm after a pretty lazy ...
... 447 chapels in Mykonos, population of 3500, 3 or 4 priests. The priests are called upon to celebrate "Name Day" at the persons selected chapel. Name day is more important than your birthday, you invite guests to the chapel and serve wine and food, which are the gifts which they bring, or you take them out to your own home. Name days are to be remembered and taken seriously. If you forget someone's name day you will not be spoken to again!
... The Ottomans, under the leadership of Kapudan Pasha, imposed a system of self-governance comprising a governor and an appointed council of syndics. When the castle of Tinos fell to the Ottomans in 1718, the last of the Venetians withdrew from the region. Up until the end of the 18th century, Mykonos prospered as a trading centre, attracting many immigrants from nearby islands, in addition to regular pirate raids. Simos told us this is the reason ...
... and the town is so cute that it would be easy to spend a few days here. Mykonos can be very windy and our visit was no exception.
We were also fortunate to see the famed Island mascot - Petros the Pelican (there are actually 3 pelicans on the Island) before returning to our boat for lunch and a rest. We returned back to town for afternoon drinks in Little Venice and dinner nearby to watch a glorious Mykonos sunset.
A place to ...
... the tent. A cleaner from the campsite tried to help, but the language barrier proved impossible, and she ended up sending for a bus to take me to hospital. Considering the state of Greece's economy at the moment and the language barrier - plus the fact that I thought it was completely unnecessary - I definitely didn't want to go to hospital. The best the campsite could offer me in terms of pain relief was an ice pack. Turns out that an ice pack in Greece constitute ...