Karras Star Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Ikaria
... The church was built in the name of John the Evangelist who was exiled there for 18 months in 95AD. From here we went down to a cave called The Grotto of the Apocalypse, where John lived and supposedly received the visions which he recorded and are known as The Book of Revelation. No photos allowed in the chapel or at the Grotto. Paul and I left the tour bus (I needed a bit of a breather after all of this!!) and walked down via the old ...
Today I didn't do much of anything. I woke up too late for breakfast because the time switched again. I'm still messed up from all these time changes, so I think going back to the USA is going to be really rough. The seas today our "very rough". It was a nice sunny day out, but verrrrry winding. So windy they didn't even have chairs out for most of the day. I kinda felt off balance all day. Not sick where I was puking, but just not right. So I slept for ...
Like many Greek islands Ikaria is dry and wind swept, but it is isolated and is less visited than most. Legend has it that this is where Icarus plunged into the sea after flying so high and close to the sun that his waxy wings melted. More recently, Ikaria has been used as a place of exile. During the Greek civil war, 1945-47, the Greek government banished Communists here, but it is they who may be having the last laugh. You see, people here tend to ...
We spent the morning on Ikaria, an island untouched by tourism. It was so nice to wander in a village seeing the locals just doing their day-to-day chores, not trying to sell things to tourists. It felt 'real'. In the afternoon we headed for Delos and put the sails up for the first ...
... little restaurant/bar on the side of the road looking out over the bay and decided it was time for a Greek beer - and it was bloody good!
Perhaps the other reason this place was so memorable for me was that during that afternoon I received a text from Terri, my boss saying the submission we had prepared - most of it done by me - had been successful in the Regional Queensland Training Awards and we'd won the ...