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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!
... apples, read as 'heavily pock-marked' into a bag for us, then dried figs, and pomegranates, despite us saying, no thanks, no more. Then he had the cheek to charge us 7.8 euro, but as usual David had developed this wonderful rapport with him, so how could I call him a cheat and a thief! We paid the money and laughed and drove off with a bag of rotten fruit and 7.8 euro lighter. At least we didn't buy the alcohol in ...
... gorgeous vistas, beaches, and more great Greek cuisine. We rented a car for one day but could easily have filled another day with a 4x4. I was surprised by the arid landscape beyond the fertile valley of the interior, yet this is an island with more green space than others in the Cyclades. I suppose I associate islands (Vancouver Island, Ireland) with verdure but such is not the case in Greece.
We attended a cultural evening of music and dance one night ...
... accessory to pictures of the setting sun.
Back to Italian for dinner again. Nice bruschetta and even garlic bread!
Home to news of the plane crash with the Malaysian airliner probably shot down over the Ukraine. I quickly checked that we are not flying over the Ukraine although we may be over Israel or Syria which Is a worry.
Tomorrow we are off to Athens but hopefully a bit more beach time in the ...
... cafes and sun lounges and all the locals spend hours each day on the beach playing padder tennis.
We were in Naxos for the Greek Easter so there were barely any tourists around. It is still low season and won't pick up for another couple of weeks so it was a great time to go.
We spent one day driving around the island in a smart car we hired. Naxos is supposed to be one of the greenest islands as well as having a very ...