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The view from the ship of traditional white houses with blue trim was unmistakeable Greek! We took a water taxi from the ship to Mykonos to walk around town and enjoy the picture-postcard views. The weather was slightly warmer than yesterday and we enjoyed a rain-free day. The sun actually shone brightly this ...
... but with the wind stronger than the day before and the sky looking rather bleak we were not too fussed. The fact that we had seen little of the island didn't overly play on our minds as we had used the time to relax and plan the next month of our trip in addition I think that we were a bit depleted when it came to caring about ruins, churches and temples.
So it was off to the port where the real Greek adventure began.
... to come we had imagined that it would be very quiet with the beach bars & restaurants closed but were very surprised to find that most places were still open and we made a mental checklist of where we wanted to come back to.We also took our first test of the water and were shocked at how cold it seemed to be, though the bright day out of the water quickly chased off any chill.
From the beach we retreated back to our hotel to spend the rest of the day ...
To recover from our nighttime escapade, we slept in a bit our first day in Paros. Technically we were in Golden beach. When we went down to our beach we learned why it had that name, it was absolutely lovely. Super soft sand and clear blue water. The first day was a bit windy so windsurfers were out in force. It was nice because it kept us from getting super hot while laying in the sun, soaking up the Grecian rays, while reading and recovering from ...
... hostels (which we love), but it was nice to stay in a hotel for a change and not have to put our valuables in lockers and listen to randoms snoring all night. Ios was our last Greek Island, and definitely the most insane. There is basically nothing to do in Ios besides party, so that's exactly what we did. At all the bars you get a free singlet if you buy seven shots, I left Ios with many singlets and lots of hilarious memories. There are lots of really fun bars ...