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... me of the movie Shirley Valentine. We opted to take the shuttle bus transfer to the town as we were warned that the main road was narrow and busy and not really suitable for walking. Once in the town we decided to explore by foot as there are so many beautiful narrow cobbled streets with unique shops and restaurants. Being the end of the Mediterranean cruise season we were fortunate to only have ...
The stop in Mykonos was uneventful and pretty relaxing. OK meal in a local joint and the streets are famous for being a maze which has a sort of charm. We didn't have lovely weather but just a bit overcast and windy.
All in all, an OK place but we much preferred Santorini.
... off the ferry and nearly got swept right back into the water. However we learnt to appreciate the wind as when we were sun baking the breeze cooled us off nicely. One of the things I was surprised about when we drove through Mykonos was how dry and barren it was in certain areas. The ground was all dirt and there weren't many trees. In contrast, the centre of Mykonos where all the shops and bars are is completely different, as is the beach. But it was a bit of ...
Siros is the capitol of the Cyclade Islands. Greece has about 1000 islands divided up into
3 sections. We’ve been visiting the
Cyclade portion. Only 300 of the total
islands are inhabited.
Every island has its own personality. Siros is a bustling commercial and
administrative hub. It has a number of
... and eat and drink so anywhere hot will do.
I got us passes to one of the lounges at Gatwick, which was a bit dull but had breakfast and flew out on a less than glamorous, but half empty Easyjet flight and within a few hours we were sitting at a restaurant in the sun sipping cocktails.
The week went by quick and we met lots of interesting people. It was very much the end of the season so everything was getting fairly quiet in the evenings, but I can imagine ...