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... me of the movie Shirley Valentine. We opted to take the shuttle bus transfer to the town as we were warned that the main road was narrow and busy and not really suitable for walking. Once in the town we decided to explore by foot as there are so many beautiful narrow cobbled streets with unique shops and restaurants. Being the end of the Mediterranean cruise season we were fortunate to only have ...
The stop in Mykonos was uneventful and pretty relaxing. OK meal in a local joint and the streets are famous for being a maze which has a sort of charm. We didn't have lovely weather but just a bit overcast and windy.
All in all, an OK place but we much preferred Santorini.
... fashion no-no by wearing a dress with runners and a cowboy hat to the Acropolis of Athens, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. At the time it didn't seem like a bad idea, I didn't want to slip over on the rocks in thongs, but looking back at photos I realise my mistake and can safely say that I will be on the worst dressed fashion list. But did I slip over? No! So I will call my runners/dress/cowboy hat combo a success! The Acropolis was beautiful, it ...
Siros is the capitol of the Cyclade Islands. Greece has about 1000 islands divided up into
3 sections. We’ve been visiting the
Cyclade portion. Only 300 of the total
islands are inhabited.
Every island has its own personality. Siros is a bustling commercial and
administrative hub. It has a number of
... clear water pretty much all over the island and the sandy beaches are incredible and it’s only a quick, cheap flight from England. I’m excited about coming back here and seeing all the friends we made again. It was a glorious, fun, relaxing week and exactly what I needed after 90 days of work without a day off. My next ship, the Veendam, will be 192 days (6 months) in a row til I get a night off so I’m going to make the most of my three free weeks now.