Ancient Olive Press, Mountain Villages and Crashing Waves

Today is the first day we've had to set the alarm - being lazy has been heave!  The bus tour of the islands leaves at 9.30am so we need to get our skates on.  Firstly we walk down from the Kastro to the port making a short pit stop at the bakery where we buy … Continue reading Ancient Olive Press, Mountain Villages and Crashing Waves

Plaka Beach and a Sunset Piano Recital in the Kastro

What's wrong with me - this our second beach day in a row!  Today we decide to go to Plaka - lets see if it's the same as I remember it from 20 odd years ago! The bus takes us past the airport which is surrounded by salt flats.  Not sure I fancy landing on … Continue reading Plaka Beach and a Sunset Piano Recital in the Kastro

A Nice Lazy Day on Agios Anna Beach – Well it is a Holiday!

It was 9.30am before we awoke and we were feeling quite exhausted.  We decide to have a lazy day on the beach to finally lay all of the stresses of the previous days travel to rest. We had picked up the bus timetable the previous evening and it shows that there is a very good … Continue reading A Nice Lazy Day on Agios Anna Beach – Well it is a Holiday!

Arrival on Santorini and a Mad Dash to Naxos

We are so lucky to have 18 days for this trip.  Last year we had 16 days for our trip to Kea, Kythnos, Serifos and Sifnos and those extra couple of days really made all the difference to a regular two week holiday.  I had taken so long deliberating over which islands to visit this … Continue reading Arrival on Santorini and a Mad Dash to Naxos