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... is plentiful and cheap and you will never be bored. We hopped on a boat around to Vlichos Beach, €3 and ten minutes. A pristine spot with crystal clear water and no crowds. After a swim we strolled up to the Taverna, selected our fish for lunch and ate it cliff top overlooking the craggy Hydra coast. A languid trip back and here we sit in the port sipping white and wondering why the **** we don't live here. Of course we can't but jeez why wouldn't ...
... br> We spent the night in Delphi and visited the museum as well as the ruins set among the hills and valleys of the area. I imagined the line of toga clad seekers of truth waiting patiently to ask the Oracle an important life changing question. I wondered what question I would ask if I were able to consult the oracle. "What's a good place for dinner?" has been our main question when we arrive somewhere new, but that didn't seem an oracle worthy query. I ...
Leaving Korfos the skies are still grey and as we motor down the 23 nautical miles to Poros it threatens to rain the whole time.
Where are all the yachts? Poros is practically empty so we have the luxury of going along side the marina pontoon as opposed to doing the stern to ...
Saturday was our first study abroad excursion outside of Athens. We took a day trip to Hydra, a beautiful island in the Aegean.
At 7:30 AM we were already on a charter bus to the port, Piraeus, which is about a 30 minute drive. At the port, we waited for our ferry, a high speed catamaran called the FlyingCat2. It was an hour and a half ferry ride to the island in fairly comfortable, airplane-type seats. Thankfully, nobody got seasick!
... combination sand and small pebbles, and don’t tell Kathy but there were lots of fish between 5 and 7 inches swimming around. We saw several sea urchins and some different types of sea weeds. The water is again crystal clear. I’ll try to take a couple of pictures that will show that - we’ll see.
Dinner was at the Veranda restaurant this evening. It was midway up the harbor and the view was outstanding. ...