Travel Blogs from Kamari
... I’m not even
sure if all of the blue steeples are actually attached to a real church. But I really didn’t care, since it was so
frickin’ beautiful!! I enjoyed my second
sunset during the walk, and ended at a great local restaurant without a view
(therefore half the price), Mama’s House.
I watched fireworks from my balcony to end the evening, visiting with my
Kiwi neighbors in the next room.
... and had a five hour layover before flying to Santorini later in the evening.
Danny, my roommate from New York, and I had pre-decided a meeting spot in the Athens airport. It was great seeing him after nearly a month as he casually strolled to the rendezvous point in a TriBeCa t-shirt and denim jeans. I have no idea why I'm describing his clothes at this point but hey, later this week we are going to Mykonos and a little ...
... the southern side of the island in search of the ancient ruins. Along the way it is obvious that it has rained in a number of places, but so far we have managed to avoid it. When we reach our destination it is to find that the ruins are closed! Nevertheless, we get a vantage point at the other end of Santorini and the black beaches. There is rain looming and not wanting a repeat of our last hypothermia, we decide to call it a day and head back to Fira. We take our bike back and find ...
... in and socialising with people. After the picnic some of us headed out to a local bar to watch the soccer. We spent a little while at the bar and then headed back to the hostel to rest.
The next morning I checked out and headed to the final island of the tour…Ios.
Check out week 17...Ios, back to Athens, Istanbul and Munich
... 5 new friends singing and dancing! After the rendition (our rendition) of Zorba the Greek Christo brings a suspicious looking bottle of water??? At the table he fills 9 shots of water? No its not water its RAKI ! the local BREW he makes himself (the Greek version of Italian Grappa) which is to be drunk in one gulp. Ok….I have NEVER been one for spirits OR shots but in for a penny … and the 9 of us DOWN the ….. JET ROCKET FUEL !! Crikey!! (as good old ...