How has this hotel rated in the past?
Photos of Ilion Hotel
TripAdvisor Reviews Ilion Hotel Naxos
Travel Blogs from Naxos
Today was a public holiday (see yesterday's entry) and everything was closed except the cafés which were doing a great business. The sun was out for a lot of the day too.
The school kids were out in force again with their marching and drumming and having a great time. There were priests and lots of dignataries laying wreaths and then more marching and drumming through the lined streets. It was quite moving to see.
We love the Greeks. They ...
... more winding roads.
The scenery is quite spectacular and not how I imagined a Greek Island!
At one road junction we came across a Greek man selling fruit from the back of his truck. He came over to the car and was keen to chat with us telling us his wife was from Sydney. He then insisted we go and look at his fruit. He told us he came from six generations of farmers on Naxos.
He kept ...
... Kastro (castle). Caleb was once again the star attraction as he joined the troupe in a traditional dance. He broke a wine glass accidentally on his way back to his seat, but got a laugh from the spectators when he cried, "Opa!" His enthusiasm and lack of self-consciousness are key reasons for our having chosen this age to embark on our world travel. He's old enough to remember all of the crazy stunts he pulls being too young to have unlearned how to let loose. ...
... I knew I need it, but the realization was about why. It's because I do want to be married. I do want to have kids. If I don't learn to slow it down now I will never have the chance to learn this. I don't want to rush through that moment of just being engaged, forgetting all those sweet, tender moments. I don't want to rush to the point of getting to the wedding to realize I was so frazzled I didn't even enjoy the moment. I don't want to be in such a rush to get ...
... before so finally I decided to head out to Far Out.
It wasn't super impressive... basically had gotten started an hour earlier than usual. While Aussies say "Oh we're Aussies we party and get ****** up all the time"... I've found Americans and Brits way more irresponsible.Met up with the two Aussies I was with the day before but we don't really click well so I left. Later saw the two Canadians.
Left around 730 to take a nap. My alarm went off at ...