Lisbon, Portugal – Oceanario de Lisboa – The Moray Eel

This large eel fascinated me!!!  Again, I felt like this fish could see me through the glass…and was staring at me! I have two videos of him.  The first is him just there…seeming to be looking at me The second….here is the story of the second video: I was SO excited as I managed to…

Lisbon, Portugal – Oceanário de Lisboa

My first stop was the Lisbon Aquarium: It was almost 9:30am.  The aquarium opened at 10:00am.  So I sat and enjoyed the view while I waited for it to open! At 10:00am, I was in and on my way! I’ve been to one other large aquarium – the Dubai Aquarium in The Dubai Mall.  This…

Lisbon, Portugal – 8 Hours!

It’s a bit of a long story, but with all travel plans there is ALWAYS a glitch along the way!! This glitch was Michael and I taking separate flights out of Athens to Toronto. Michael was Athens to Cairo, Cairo to Toronto.  I was Athens to Barcelona, Barcelona to Lisbon, Lisbon to Toronto!!! Barcelona was…

Athens, Greece – Last Meal…..Last Day…..Final Thoughts….

We had an early morning flight from Mykonos, back on the mainland….back in Athens to make our way to the airport to start the long trip to Canada to visit family and friends. So, we had our last Greek meal in Greece! We found a unique looking restaurant called this (this is the cover of…

Mykonos, Greece – Romantic Evening at the Open Air Cinema!

Our last night in Mykonos, on the Greek Islands, and our last night in Greece was a ROMANTIC and BEAUTIFUL evening watching a movie in an open air cinema! We started our walk into the heart of the Chora at sunset: Making our way into the maze of the Chora to find the cinema! This…

Mykonos, Greece – Ornos Bay Beach

After The Windmills, Little Venice and walking through the maze of narrow streets lined with shops, restaurants, art galleries, etc within the heart of the Chora, we decided it was time to hit the beach! Buses to and from the Chora to popular beaches are a constant staring early in the morning until the late,…

Mykonos, Greece – Little Venice

Now here I could have sat all afternoon, sipped wine and tasted the delicious food of the island…but with only so much time and so much more to see……we sat and enjoyed while we could! Little Venice is next to the Windmills.  This is a view of Little Venice from the Windmills. The beach between…

Mykonos, Greece – The Windmills

We were back on Mykonos for one more afternoon and night! Our hotel this time was located in the heart of Mykonos – the village of Mykonos – called the Chora.  It was during this stay that we entered into the glamour of what this island is known for….partying and where the wealthy come to…

Naxos, Greece – Island Hop Back to Mykonos

Our final morning at our Airbnb apartment in Agios Prokopios was enjoying ice cream for breakfast and some quiet time on the rooftop terrace! I really enjoyed Naxos and could have easily stayed a few more days hanging on the beach, swimming in the waves and enjoying the beachside restaurants!! Next we were off to…

Naxos, Greece – Agios Prokopios – A Sunset Evening of Romance

The evening of our one full day in Naxos, we decided to walk in the opposite direction of our afternoon walk. We walked into the sunset……  ❤ ❤ ❤ We walked along the main street of the village…. That led us to a salt flat….and a long walk along the back of Agios Prokopios Beach…

Naxos, Greece – Agios Prokopios – An Afternoon Walk

After the beach, it was time to do a bit of exploring. The winds were particularly strong, with the surf washing right up under beach chairs!   This windsurfer must have been in amazing shape to handle the winds! The winds were so strong that Michael almost lost his hat!   It was time for…