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... seaweed that was really dense. At first I thought they were sea eggs.
The highlight of the day would have to be the herd of about 40 goats that crossed the road in front of us. Every goat had a large bell around its neck and the music from these bells was amazing. It was like someone was playing the xylophone! We stopped and listened for about ten minutes. Some of the larger goats were standing on their hind legs and eating out of the trees!
... 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 ...
Naxos Island is the largest island in the Cyclades Group.
It is the most fertile and self-sufficient and is known for its cheese. We bought some today called Graviera and it has a lovely flavour.
We walked out to Apollo Temple's Entrance which stands on the water at the entrance to Naxos.
The old city is on the hill behind the port ...
Naxos was a wonderful choice for our first Greek island experience. With accommodations 150m away from the beach and 200m away from the town's main promenade, we were perfectly positioned in Chora. Caleb's schooling routine now established, he began the day with 1hr "Phys. Ed." With dad on the beach, 2hrs of the R's with me, lunch, and then time to explore before dinner at a seaside taverna. What bliss.
Beyond the town lies greater Naxos: tiny villages ...
... have known it would take long with that comment. Several calls and almost two hours later, we were picked up by a young Greek guy.
When we told him we were from Texas, he said "oh, I am scared of you now" and made the universal sign for gun shooting! Then, as he drove us out of the harbor town of Parikia, he told us he had been in a motorcycle accident a few years back and had been in a coma. His eye was still messed up and he had to go to the hospital ...