Palazzo Vecchio Exclusive Residence
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- Swimming pool
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... local scene for evening chatter and food. At any given moment there an orchestra of sounds. Not unpleasant but conversations. It's what Kamloops could be if we in-filled the downtown core instead carved up green space for housing. The harbour is fortified from centuries of war over real estate and religion. The thinking was that if you built walls difficult to penetrate and garrisons to protect them from danger, invaders would be deterred. Didn't work. ...
... and delightful maze of alleys and side streets. The area is a mix of Byzantine, Greek, Venetian and Turkish architecture. Tomorrow is a sea day. So we are just going to be lazy. The only thing we have to do tomorrow is meet face to face with Israeli immigration officials. We have an appointment with them in the morning. Those officials came on board in Barcelona. The following day we will be in Israel. It will be Happy Hour ...
... we decided we would tackle it anyway, especially after all the food we'd been eating since boarding the cruise. We took a cable car (kind of scary) to the top of the mountain where the town of Fira lies. Of course, the hike turned out to be much more difficult than anticipated: we hiked almost half of the island - about 7 miles - up and down rocky cliffs to the next town of Oia in the hot sun. But it was totally worth it. The panoramic views we had the entire way ...
... 7-51 ~ 11-7-41) is most famous for structures and artifacts found there and elsewhere through the eastern Mediterranean. He funded the excavations!
Back to the ship for lunch then we went ashore, with Jenny, who hadn't done the tour due to having a sore back, but a massage helped greatly. We took time to have a coffee at a café to use free WiFi on the bank of the beautiful Lake Voulismeni in the centre of ...
... we do, what do we find… a bus stop. So we check out what times the bus comes back through and relax that we can get out of this town without having to hitch hike.
We walk down to the beach and it worked out quite perfectly actually, a small town, with practically our own beach. No tourists, just 1 or 2 locals laying further down the beach. The water is crystal clear, with a few pebbles but mostly sand. A perfect way to end our time in Greece. We put our things down ...