Alkyoni Beach Hotel
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... from the town and shuttle buses were provided to transport us there. Bruce finally achieved his ambition to go swimming in the Aegean Sea - about 6.30pm we found a beach with a lot of other bathers and he waded in and had his swim. His verdict - warm and very salty - but he enjoyed the experience.
The ship sailed from Mykonos at midnight and berthed at Lavrion, near Athens, at 6 in the morning. We were asked ...
... perhaps a bit more graffiti and uncut grass, but no beggars,
which was surprising. No signs of any refugees at Piraeus either, although we
had heard that a ferry-load of them arrived a short time ago.
So we are leaving Greece after around five weeks, and we
don’t think we will be back. Lovely though ...
... plundered for its marble. Recent partial restoration has helped to recreate part of the former glory of this temple, dedicated to the goddess of grain, Demeter.
Next stop, Chalki, a delightful little mountain village which is home to the church of St George Diasoritis. Built and decorated in the 11th century, the small little church houses some beautifully preserved frescoes, and a grove of olive trees possibly 500 years ...
... but with the wind stronger than the day before and the sky looking rather bleak we were not too fussed. The fact that we had seen little of the island didn't overly play on our minds as we had used the time to relax and plan the next month of our trip in addition I think that we were a bit depleted when it came to caring about ruins, churches and temples.
So it was off to the port where the real Greek adventure began.
... her for being much busier. At port there was a barge (is that what you call it?!) that a semi truck drove out of, it was quite a sight! Our acomodation is again. . Very different to Amorgos! We went from having half used toiletries and a strange little man maybe making our room up, to the hotel voted #8 in Greece! They had sanitized, wrapped toilets and wifi. The resort is quite lovely, as you'll see in the pics, and really not pricy. We spent an arvo just lounging by ...