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Leaving Schinoussa and on to Koufonissi

Three nights on Schinoussa is definitely not long enough for me.  I think I could definitely have stayed here longer as it really is the perfect place to relax. Grispos Villa’s has been fantastic and is highly recommended. Book your stay at Grispos Villas here We have booked tickets for the The little Skopelitis this …

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Exploring the Landscape of Schinoussa

Schinoussa along with the other Smaller Cyclades don’t come up in conversations about the Greek islands much – maybe with the exception of Koufonisi .  With their close proximity to the popular islands of Naxos and Paros, I’m not quite sure why.  They each have everything you could wish for in the perfect Greek island …

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A walk to Panagia and Livadi Beach

We have a fantastic nights sleep on a very comfortable mattress at the Aiolos Hotel.  Michael’s mother tends a large vegetable plot located below our balcony.  The soil looks rock hard and in this heat must needs lots of water which she carts back and forth from an outdoor tap in buckets.  She is growing …

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Ancient Olive Press, Mountain Villages and Crashing Waves

Today we are doing the island bus tour.  Today is the first day we’ve had to set the alarm – being lazy has been heaven!  The bus  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 …

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Plaka Beach and a Sunset Piano Recital in the Kastro

What’s wrong with us!  This our second beach day in a row!  Well – when on Naxos you have to take advantage of one of it’s best assets which is its long stretches of white sand beaches.  Today we decide to go to Plaka – lets see if it’s the same as I remember it …

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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 …

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