Hotel Paros Philoxenia
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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After another big breakky, off I went to Parikia, the capital of Paros. The aim was to have a look around, check things out, then walk back along the beach. The beach was takes 45-50 mins.
The town of Parikia looks like the other Greek towns initially ... A central square, boats and a port. However, I wandered up and down some narrow streets and found some beautiful houses, churches and shops. As it was a Sunday, I popped into one of the ...
... a bit but we had some nice views. We passed the small airport which I would never think at that time with such crazy wind they'd even risk a landing and eventually wound ourselves back round into our wee town. In our little pocked pool possy, there was no wind whatsoever so it just secured it to simply prove we had the best spot on the whole island.
We had a few other days after that that were not too eventful at all. We just ate cheaply at the local souvlaki shop ...
... the castle ruins/ part of the town, then found a bar that was high up. Here i had a cocktail and watched the sun set. I then went looking for a place to eat. I found a nice place that had good food, and free WiFi. I ate dinner and facebooked mum and dad who were having their hast day in New york. After dinner i went to another bar, had a drink, walked around the area and then returned to the hotel/hostel. Here i
talked to various roommates and then went to bed.
... and found a car hire place near the main square. Here i decided to hire a buggy. Very simple to use and easy to hire. I then left the town after getting some petrol. Driving along the main road heading towards the beach, my hat blew off and disappeared – there was too much traffic so i could not stop. Goodbye hat. I drove through a small village then past some touristy parts of the beach, then along a dirt road that became very bumpy. Soon i arrived at Plaka beach. I found that the ...
... of people waiting for the ferry. The ferry was only 5 minutes late.
I got on, left my bags in storage and found a seat. Once on i sat, used the internet, updated and ate lunch – left over cold pizza. I also did some reading. It was only a 45 minute trip and as soon as the ferry arrived in Naxos i got off, grabbing my bags and heading for the dock. I had found out that the hotel/hostel sends a van to ...