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We took a short ferry ride (1 hour) from Paros to Naxos and we noticed right away that Naxos island has a totally different feel and pace from Paros. Naxos city (also called Chora) is the largest city on the island with 6,500 residents and has been inhabited since 1000 BC. Just as you enter the port a huge marble arch greets you that is the former temple of Apollo. We were picked up at the ferry and drove a short distance to our ...
... especially during the off season! The next day was stormy during the morning. We waited out the rain and in the afternoon we decided to walk to the other side of the bay, pass the town of Koukounaries and visit the Mycenaean Acropolis. An Acropolis is a a citadel or fortified part of an ancient Greek city, typically built on a hill. The road took us to a rock hill that we climbed up about 300 meters to the top to see what was there. There was not much ...
That being said, the last couple of days have had their fill of adventures, and I'm glad to finally sit down and be able to post about them! On Saturday I left Ankara and flew to Thessaloniki, Greece, where I'll be based for a few days before heading back to Istanbul. I planned my time based around what I needed to see in this area, and ended up scheduling an extra day here just in case anything else came up that I needed to see or I had any trouble ...
... ruins whilst getting soaked by the sea spray, this gave Shaylee an hours peace & quiet to relax.
The remainder of the morning was spent eating breakfast and skyping home to check in and update all of our various goings on. This is far more relevant for Brendon as communication can be somewhat of an afterthought sometimes.
Come afternoon it was time to get some more booking done but before ...
... become known as the "Neighbourhood of the Gods". It was very soon evident that we were no longer on the little islands. There were police all over and there seemed to be a lot of them. They were also heavily armed! As we neared our destination we were informed that the bus could not drive up to the hotel due to the road being too narrow, so we had to get out and pull our suitcases (single file) a block - no way we looked ...