Porto Fira Suites
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Swimming pool
- Breakfast Available
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... fortress that once guarded the town. It was then a long (and I mean an extremely loooong) walk to Perissa beach. It looked a lot shorter distance on the map! We had a swim and relaxed by the water. (don't worry dad I didn't get sunburnt) This was a black beach, meaning it was covered in tiny black pebbles. I actually preferred it to the sand we have back home because it was easy to brush off your feet and it didn't stick to everything. ...
... It was a very rocky ride but luckily didn't feel too long as the scenery was breathtaking. Arriving at the volcano the water surrounding it was a surreal green colour as a result of the all the sulfur deposits within. We then departed the boat and started the hike up to the top which took about 40 minutes. The landscape looked like we were on another planet and the views from the top we spectacular. There were also many holes ...
... streets jammed with cafes and tavernas and shops selling everything from dancing donkey puppets to very classy glassware and gold jewellery. A couple of very minor purchases and we head for one of the many cafes with wonderful views down to the sea AND free wifi again. The coffee consumed and the emails and paper downloaded we continue our perambulation then head down on the cable car to go back to the ship for a lazy ...
... been to the gym the next day in other words sore! Sue felt the bruising on her quads later in the day. We then set off for a haircut for Richard. This little barber shop was away from the hustle and bustle of the main town and with beautiful owes of the non steep side of the island. The barber did not speak English so it was interesting. We have decided that the more we try to explain the more jumbled the message gets as ...
... t disappoint (I mean no skinny dog but a solid 8/10). As we were in mini Australia, and due to missing our local 'Suwan thai' (and let's be honest, Thai food is everywhere in Australia), we had a red thai curry at one of Ios' many Thai restaurants.
We hit a few bars in Ios but the party scene was pretty mild due to it being pre-high-season, so we were not too dusty the next day to walk around the island, visiting many of the Ios beaches and churches (nb: ios has 365 ...