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... driving the donkeys back down for the next trip. Groups of about 8-10 donkeys came cantering down which looked great except in the second group, there was no donkey owner, so they were all across the path and cantering down really quickly. Flattening myself against the wall I was really sacred that they were so close that they would land on my feet so as they got close, I pushed them hard to move the a cross, which they didn't like and they brayed loudly. ...
... and weren't even the last ones!
Once all aboard we headed off to a winery for a Greek lunch and dancing. Lunch was great with some predictable Greek salads, but also some local foods such as a bean dish similar to humus that is grown & made locally and tomato fritters made from local tomatoes and of course local wine. The grape vines are grown at ground level here and the young vines are woven into a basket shape. This ...
... see either the wheels missing or some form of damage due to the terrible landing. We head to our hotel a little shaken but glad that we made it...although as it's 8:00pm we can't see much. The road is windy and narrow and it takes some time to reach our hotel due to the continual stopping and starting as cars filter through the narrow points. Arriving at a dark point on the high hilltop our driver points to a small path heading off a cliff. "50 metres", ...
Today we had a lengthily sleep-in, and booked a tour of the Volcano & Hot Springs. The couple from North Bay Ontario we met in Athens mentioned enjoying this trip, and was a recommendation of Marina's as well.
Taking the cable car down to the old port, we waited to board our boat. The winds had picked up today which was quite noticeable on our boat, and later most Grecians proclaimed "winter is here" even though it felt to be around 27C. ...
... kitchen to see how they prepared everything from souvlaki to Greek meat pies. She invited us back the next day, but we had to make our way to the airport and on to Istanbul. I think we all would agree that we'd have loved to spend more time here. For those of you planning a Grecian holiday definitely do so! Making sure to get out of Fira and Oia you'll see a more quiet and relaxing atmosphere. Truly a place I would return ...