We arrived at a much smaller island…well it seemed that way as the port wasn’t as big and busy as Mykonos. Our Airbnb apartment was located in Agios Prokopios – 90 meters from Agios Prokopis Beach! The small village of Agios Prokopios: The short walk to the beach from our Airbnb apartment: Time to eat!!…
Greece – Island Hopping – From Mykonos to Naxos
It was time to say goodbye to beautiful & lively Mykonos and head off to another Greek Island…. Naxos! We were up early and off to the Old Port to take the ferry from Mykonos to Naxos. Make sure if you book your ferry tickets online (I didn’t read the fine print!) to go to…
Mykonos, Greece – Day Trip Around the Island!
For our one full day in Mykonos, we rented a car and were off…. Our first stumble upon beach was Kalafatis Beach! The water was cool….the beach packed… Next was Ftelia Beach…..this water a bit warmer…..but not so many people.. Time to eat! We went in search of Kiki’s Tavern at Agios Sostis Beach –…
Mykonos, Greece – San Marco Hotel Near Houlakia Beach
Michael and I stayed two nights at the San Marco Hotel while in Mykonos. View of the hotel from the road: The area: The water of Houlakia Beach: Sunset: Almost Full Moon: Candlelight dinner on the patio under an almost full moon…..the food was delicious and the service amazing!! S, xo
Athens, Greece – Last Day – Next Stop – Mykonos!
Last day in Athens was a ham & cheese pie of course! Ham & Cheese Pie: A stop over to Monastiraki Square on our way to Mykonos:
Athens, Greece – Zeus’s Thunderstorms
Good morning! This is my 11th day in Athens. So far, there have been at least 3 days of full out thunderstorms. What is spectacular about these thunderstorms is how fast they move in then move out. It is as if they have a life of their own – or are the creation of a…
Athens, Greece – Today’s Small Moments
Saturday, June 23rd This is my 10th day in Athens. My historical focus has been an interest in the 12 olympian gods of ancient Greece. Yesterday, as I walked the Ancient Agora of Athens….I was brought back down from Mount Olympus and started thinking about what life would have been life for the ancient Athenians….
Athens, Greece – Ancient Agora of Athens – Stoa of Attalos – Busts & Heads and Oh, The Hair!
This needed a blog all on it’s own! Second floor of the Stoa of Attalos/Museum of the Ancient Agora – were so many heads!!! Some busts and a lot of heads!! We marveled at the hair – so curly, so thick and wavy!! Like Michael’s!!! Then one random cut that looked like a bowl cut!…
Athens, Greece – Ancient Agora of Athens – Stoa of Attalos – Museum of the Ancient Agora
View of Stoa of Attalos from the Temple of Hephaestus This ancient public space is now the Museum of the Ancient Agora! First floor: Second Floor: Some of the statues: Going down…. S, xo
Athens, Greece – Ancient Agora of Athens – Walking the Grounds….
Beautiful and fun moments as we made our way to the Stoa of Attalos! View of the Acropolis Michael is inspires to sing when we stop by Simon’s house! S, xo