Traditional Hotel Ianthe
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... A millenium-old church and caves to boot! He brought us to their small museum, explaining that he needed some time anyway to go up to the caves and turn on the lights inside. Made sense. We learned more about the caves than the church in the museum but the whole experience was surreal since we were the only ones at this place that was built to handle many more.
After our guide returned we climbed up a path and then ducked inside of the first cave system (there ...
... so it was a little warm. Sailed to Mykonos - what a beautiful island. Bar hopped (2 only - must be showing our age). Enjoyed a moussaka with a carafe of wine whilst watching the sunset. It was very pleasant. It was a. It blowy but this kept the temperature comfortable. Off to Athens ...
... like a sap. People have been growing and harvesting mastic trees for a couple of thousand years on Chios and it is the mainstay of the island's economy. Great care is put into nurturing these trees by the people who work with them.
To reach the Mastic villages in the south required about a one-hour's drive along the coast. Of course, like everywhere else we'd driven in Greece, the road was a roller coaster ride full of thrills. In fact, knowing by reading our map that we ...
... farm nearby and that is where the magic happens. The Factory serves food that comes from their farm, with fruits and vegetables picked daily this time of year and their meat incredibly fresh.
We had become accustomed during our many meals here to simply asking Sofia what was on special (meaning that day's freshest item) and having that. Every offering was spectacular, but for one dinner the chef brought us out that day's special, a stewed goat dish, ...
... out in this fashion. It was also rather austere with little adornment in the way of frescos or other prominent pieces of art inside.
Extending farther towards the north, the site becomes an extensive Byzantine-era fortress with a commanding view over the historic city of Rhodes. We also found a small chapel dug underground into the hillside that featured some of the most interesting historic frescos that we'd seen in Greece. Interestingly, based on the way the site is laid ...