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Arrived at a very dull, overcast, damp port of Volos (Volos olives are
apparently famous) in the north of Greece but it didn't rain on us so
that was a blessing. The city sits on flat land at the base of Mt
Pelion almost 5100 feet high in a region known as Thessaly. Pelion
was the legendary home of the Centaurs and Jason, the Argonauts and
the Golden Fleece etc. On our excursion we visited the
Archaeological Museum and ...
... sandwiches. We then continued down the street and stopped at another restaurant. Here we used the internet for hours and had beers and stuffed peppers. I have to say these peppers were some of the best I have ever had in my life, and the only reason anyone would ever want to come to Volos. We headed back to the ship late afternoon and watched tv and read, before heading to dinner. We went to bed early since we have another early and packed day tomorrow.
... with many more steps and finally some large boulders before reaching the top. There was the church which was quite small. There were beautiful views from the terrace surrounding the church. I then started my descent back to Dennis' bench meeting many cats and kittens on the way.
We continued wandering thru the little cobblestone streets stopping and window shoping along the way. We did find one little ...
I awoke to the sun rising over Skiathos and the view of a yacht in the bay from my bed- was I still dreaming? The SA owner of Villa Ella, Lina and her daughter Christiana gave me a warm welcome the previous evening and had insisted I upgrade to this sea facing room with a balcony! I rested , read, slept and watched the ferries and yachts come and go in the sparkling bay - it was interesting to see how the ...
... Then we drove a short distance to another village called Portaria both places very picturesque.By now it is very hot, back on the ship by 1.20pm. Afternoon relaxing on board then at 5.10pm we backed out swung around 180º and sailed for Mykonos. At 7pm we went along to the theatre to see a dance show called La Danza a very high energy show with 16 very good enthusiastic and lithe dancers.Then full table again at dinner had our photo taken again very good company and good conversation..