Hotel Paros Philoxenia
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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We woke up Sunday morning and did an hour of homework before heading over to Paros, the second largest island in the Greek Cyclades, which is renowned for its many sandy beaches and charming villages. It was still pretty windy that morning, so we found a small cove on the south side of the island to swim around, snorkel, kayak, and ride the tube. Patrick was the first to point out that there seemed to be a hairy naked man walking around on the ...
... He calmly walked up the beach and got dressed, then walked off!
I saw a magnificent Macaw bird fly past and land on the balcony of a nearby small house ... On my walk home, I chatted to the woman sitting on the porch - with 2 Macaws, 2 cats and one dog, all peacefully sitting there. Turns out that she is British, like the woman in the jewellery shop earlier, she too had followed a Greek man to the island, and now they operate a boat ...
... town. This road had some great scenery, of the farm areas, the dam and the views of the island.
We got back to the port and i walked back to the hotel/ hostel, i dropped off my stuff and then walked to st George beach, walked along to the end, then came back to the other end and walked back to the hotel/hostel. Here i used the WiFi did some reading, relaxed, did some packing and got ready for the next day.
I then walked into town. I went ...
... 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 ...