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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Swimming pool
- Kids pool
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The day started with another wonderful hotel breakfast and a discussion on how to spend the day. After weighing up the options we decided to hire a van and driver for half a day for a private tour around the island. It ended up being a fantastic idea. Our hotel host gave us a detailed list of must-see places, including where to have lunch and even what to order, so when our driver Panos arrived, we were all set.
He took one look at the list, declared there ...
... coming out of it. It was a great experience since it wasn't like anything either of us have done before.
Tomorrow we will be spending the entire day traveling to Spain, but we have a nice long layover in Athens, so we plan to check out Acropolis. We will have one day to check out Spain before heading home. I can't believe this trip is almost over! It feels like a dream that I really don't want to wake up from.
... they let the grapes dry in the sun. While I was happy to drink the first wine, I preferred a more dryer wine and we ended up getting a bottle of rose, from Crete. We had some amazing food to go with the wine, we shared a walnut and ham salad with sun dried tomatoes, lettuce etc and then angel hair wrapped prawns with a tomato salsa. Pricey but worth it. Delish. After a couple of hours of drinking and eating in the sun, we wondered over to ...
... away the afternoon topping up our tans and enjoying a few cold beers. An attempted walk to the water was aborted when we realised how steep the track was and how lazy we were feeling, we also just managed to avoid being caught in the middle of a procession of donkeys heading down the same path clomping down the stone stairs and jingling with the bells they all wear.
Rather than joining the hoard for tonight’s sunset we instead got some snacks and a local bottle ...
... sitting on the ash layer with huge lava chunks peppered throughout, before getting to the black pure lava remains, fascinating.
Just like Venice, I struggle to get my head around the impracticality of living up here in Oia. The reality is that not many really do, the town of Oia is mostly holiday villas, with spectacular views and nice looking restaurants. I don't think you'd ever want to spend more than a week here, you might come to take these views for granted. It was ...