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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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Tue 30th: Woke up on Chios island in our delightful little 'studio' beside the Aegean Sea. The night before we had taken the ferry (with our car) just 7 kms from the Turkish port, Cesme, with a pretty strong wind making me feel somewhat nervous, but all was ...
... purposes. The people have always had a hard life here and not that much money except for a few wealthy ship owners that own villas on the island. So we were very surprised when we went into the local village church to see incredibly ornate and over decorated statues and icons and chandeliers made from solid gold and silver. Most of the inhabitants were old so when they have gone one wonders who will continue looking after the place. It was even worse in ...
... cladding. The 'Church of the Apostles' at the heart of the village dates from the early fifteenth century... sadly, it's not in great condition and it isn't open to visitors. Most of the 'streets' are little more than alleyways and have arches linking the first floor of a house on one side to the first floor on the other. We enjoy our first mythos (lovely for Hilli to want to drink a beer again!) and some souvlaki in a friendly taverna beside the Orthodox Church in the ...
... our ferry tickets for the Tuesday night sailing to Piraeus and drive about six or seven miles south to find the most perfect self-catering apartment with a balcony overlooking a sheltered bay. We can cook, there's a washing machine and it's peaceful... we're staying put for the next three days. Hilli says it could not be more peaceful or perfect, and she is excited by the thought of doing some ...
... of calcium in the limestone, the water that dripped through the rock here came out as milky white, surely the sign of a miraculous endorsement of this site for the building of the first church 1,000 years ago. By capturing all of this water in buckets, the priests were able to use this holy water in rituals, here and in other churches in the area.
There was even more waiting for us on this unexpected tour, though. Climbing even higher we were shown to a small ...