Travel Blogs from Hydra
Waking up at a leisurely hour of 9, Parker and I start our day. Coffee and breakfast up on the top patio over looking the small harbor of Hydra. Once again it's windy but a beautiful view- we have to be out of our room by Noon. We ended up taking an earlier boat to Athens, very rough water by somehow we make it to the ...
Today we won't up rather later around 10am. It was nice to sleep in for a change. We ate a nice breakfast outside and watched the scenery from around the harbor even with terrible wind. We decided to do a little walking and that turned in to a 1 1/2 hour hike up to a big hill in Hydra. We came back and rested for a bit. After putting on sunscreen we headed for the beach. We bought a snorkel and floaty to ...
... Oracle. Kings, commoners and everyone in between would come bearing gifts and consult the Oracle before making any major decisions.
We left Athens and headed to the navel of the universe. The driving in rural Greece is much less stressful than other countries and the two lane roads are easy to maneuver. All slower moving vehicles happily slow down even more and drive along the shoulder when they see someone trying to pass them. It's all very polite. ...
... and swam and lazed away the rest of the day.
This leg of the trip has definitely felt like a vacation. No doubt, I will come back to Greece in the future.
Tomorrow afternoon I will be leaving for Athens and will hopefully be able to squeeze in a trip to the Acropolis before my flight the next day to Paris. Probably just one more post after this before home.
... supplies for her hardware store. Jason is a nice enough kid. He said they have one more week of school left. He wants to be a boat captain when he grows up and be in charge of a cruise ship sailing around the world. So we started walking again. Did I tell you that the house is high on a hill? Maybe you can see that from the pictures we attached. After the stone road ran out, we had to climb stairs. There were stairs, and more stairs and just when you thought you ...
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