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Gatwick Airport - 4am

Gatwick Airport - 4am

Two stowaways!

Two stowaways!

Waiting for the boat at Mykonos Harbour

Waiting for the boat at Mykonos Harbour

Where big boats come and go...

Where big boats come and go...

English tourist!

English tourist!

It´s just a quiet little harbour...

It´s just a quiet little harbour...

With a pretty village

With a pretty village

Bye bye Mykonos

Bye bye Mykonos

Time for a snooze

Time for a snooze

Our room at the Sunset View Studios, Parikia

Our room at the Sunset View Studios, Parikia

There´s a swimming pool too

There´s a swimming pool too

Our room

Our room

View of Parikia Harbour from the pool

View of Parikia Harbour from the pool

See, I wasn´t lying

See, I wasn´t lying

But it´s next to a BUILDING SITE!

But it´s next to a BUILDING SITE!

View across to the mountains

View across to the mountains

Did I tell you it had a pool?

Did I tell you it had a pool?

Livadhia, Parikia´s beach

Livadhia, Parikia´s beach

Parikia & me

Parikia & me

The beach

The beach

View of the harbour

View of the harbour

Dan relaxes with some local wine (Kavarnis)

Dan relaxes with some local wine (Kavarnis)

My dinner is nice, honest!

My dinner is nice, honest!

Some boats in the harbour

Some boats in the harbour

Someone always gets in the way when you take a picture

Someone always gets in the way when you take a picture

A bigger boat

A bigger boat

Don´t jump!

Don´t jump!

Dan takes a rest and enjoy´s the view

Dan takes a rest and enjoy´s the view

A church

A church

Not something you see very often in Greece

Not something you see very often in Greece

That´s what it is

That´s what it is

The Aegean Sea

The Aegean Sea

Always good to have a spare bell tower

Always good to have a spare bell tower

The Frankish Castle

The Frankish Castle

Made from stone stolen from the Temple of Athena

Made from stone stolen from the Temple of Athena

That´s very naughty!

That´s very naughty!

You could work for Grundfos Paros Dad!

You could work for Grundfos Paros Dad!

Pussy Cat (she liked my dinner too!)

Pussy Cat (she liked my dinner too!)

Dan enjoy´s a glass of local wine

Dan enjoy´s a glass of local wine

The market square

The market square

It´s me!

It´s me!

Too cold for a dip?

Too cold for a dip?

It is for me

It is for me

Naousa, Paros´ 2<sup>nd</sup> town

Naousa, Paros´ 2<sup>nd</sup> town

Naousa´s little fishing harbour

Naousa´s little fishing harbour

The town

The town

Pretty little Greek street

Pretty little Greek street

Santa Maria beach

Santa Maria beach

You can see Naxos from here

You can see Naxos from here

Our little car - a Hyundai Atos Prime (Herman)

Our little car - a Hyundai Atos Prime (Herman)

Lazy!

Lazy!

Logharas beach...

Logharas beach...

...has a nice little pussy cat

...has a nice little pussy cat

Time for a nice cool drink

Time for a nice cool drink

The beaches get very busy round here

The beaches get very busy round here

Piso Livadhi...

Piso Livadhi...

...also has a nice little harbour

...also has a nice little harbour

Golden beach

Golden beach

It´s good for wind surfing

It´s good for wind surfing

It´s another crowded beach

It´s another crowded beach

Faragas beach...

Faragas beach...

...a small secluded beach

...a small secluded beach

Funny place to have a wash

Funny place to have a wash

Aliki

Aliki

Waiting for my dessert...

Waiting for my dessert...

...mmm, yoghurt and fruit

...mmm, yoghurt and fruit

The pool at night

The pool at night

Parikia harbour

Parikia harbour

It´s a bit windy today

It´s a bit windy today

A stove in a ruin

A stove in a ruin

Hide and seek anyone?

Hide and seek anyone?

I´m close to the edge now!

I´m close to the edge now!

A boat leaves Paros

A boat leaves Paros

There´s an unusual sight...

There´s an unusual sight...

...not seen many churches

...not seen many churches

A nice door

A nice door

They got a job lot of white paint!

They got a job lot of white paint!

The Delion Sanctuary of Apollo...

The Delion Sanctuary of Apollo...

...a big pile of... rubble!

...a big pile of... rubble!

...was quite frankly...

...was quite frankly...

Driving through the mountains

Driving through the mountains

Faragas beach (we liked it here)

Faragas beach (we liked it here)

It´s very blue

It´s very blue

And very wiggly

And very wiggly

Dan´s driving on the wrong side!

Dan´s driving on the wrong side!

Lefkes...

Lefkes...

Vineyards and Olive groves

Vineyards and Olive groves

...a town in the middle of the island

...a town in the middle of the island

Sitting on the war memorial

Sitting on the war memorial

An explorer!

An explorer!

He needs a rest

He needs a rest

Revmatonisi Island

Revmatonisi Island

On the boat to Antiparos

On the boat to Antiparos

Paros´ small satellite island

Paros´ small satellite island

A view from the side

A view from the side

At the top of the mountain

At the top of the mountain

In the caves

In the caves

I can see the sea

I can see the sea

...see!

...see!

It´s very spooky...

It´s very spooky...

A strange rock formation

A strange rock formation

It´s a long trek to the bottom

It´s a long trek to the bottom

Stalactites

Stalactites

They´re very big

They´re very big

Lots of stalactites

Lots of stalactites

Who´s that madman waving?

Who´s that madman waving?

Ye Olde graffiti

Ye Olde graffiti

From 1876

From 1876

A Frenchman woz ere in June 1776!

A Frenchman woz ere in June 1776!

A view up from the bottom

A view up from the bottom

Is that Rapunzel?

Is that Rapunzel?

A Greekman woz ere in 1840

A Greekman woz ere in 1840

Good aren´t they?

Good aren´t they?

Outside again, Dan needs a drink

Outside again, Dan needs a drink

Cool Picture

Cool Picture

Agios Georgio...

Agios Georgio...

...except this beach...

...except this beach...

...not a lot here...

...not a lot here...

...and some good skimming stones

...and some good skimming stones

Dan´s Cuttlefish boat (Mark 1)

Dan´s Cuttlefish boat (Mark 1)

All the geese are swimming in the water

All the geese are swimming in the water

Antiparos Town´s ickle beach

Antiparos Town´s ickle beach

A street

A street

Anyone for Octopus? No thanks, I know how they kill em!

Anyone for Octopus?  No thanks, I know how they kill em!

The boat back to Paros (that´s Herman)

The boat back to Paros (that´s Herman)

Me driving off the boat

Me driving off the boat

Me driving on the wrong side

Me driving on the wrong side

Catching some rays and zzzzz´s

Catching some rays and zzzzz´s

Me enjoying a nice glass of local wine

Me enjoying a nice glass of local wine

Another pussy cat (the one that bit me!)

Another pussy cat (the one that bit me!)

Time for beer and cocktails

Time for beer and cocktails

Yummy!

Yummy!

Dan enjoys a nice big glass of local beer

Dan enjoys a nice big glass of local beer

Dan enjoying a nice glass of Mythos

Dan enjoying a nice glass of Mythos

A banana daiquiri, also yummy!

A banana daiquiri, also yummy!

Dan having enjoyed some local beer and wine

Dan having enjoyed some local beer and wine

Mr Scruff and Cheeky Monkey &quot;moonbathing&quot;

Mr Scruff and Cheeky Monkey &quot;moonbathing&quot;

Another horrible day

Another horrible day

Watching the boats

Watching the boats

Chef Dan cooks breakfast

Chef Dan cooks breakfast

Honey Butter; It´s butter and honey

Honey Butter; It´s butter and honey

Breakfast tasted nicer than it looks

Breakfast tasted nicer than it looks

The ancient quarries near Lefkes

The ancient quarries near Lefkes

An explorer exploring

An explorer exploring

Now he´s just posing!

Now he´s just posing!

That building´s so old it´s fell down!

That building´s so old it´s fell down!

The marble quarry

The marble quarry

The ancient underground quarry (mine?)

The ancient underground quarry (mine?)

View across the quarry

View across the quarry

Dan finds some marble

Dan finds some marble

Looking pleased with himself

Looking pleased with himself

A scary hole in the ground!

A scary hole in the ground!

The biggest spider in the world (Dan had to fight with it!)

The biggest spider in the world (Dan had to fight with it!)

Inside the scary hole

Inside the scary hole

It´s very scary (so I´m told)

It´s very scary (so I´m told)

Dan sees the light

Dan sees the light

The Valley of the Butterflies - Closed!

The Valley of the Butterflies - Closed!

Kolimbithres beach

Kolimbithres beach

Horrible looking sea

Horrible looking sea

Lots of cool rocks

Lots of cool rocks

Lots of people

Lots of people

Can you see me?

Can you see me?

Dan dressed for the beach

Dan dressed for the beach

He´s fallen in!!

He´s fallen in!!

Me posing in my new skirt

Me posing in my new skirt

Time to go home

Time to go home

Naousa by night

Naousa by night

Me by night

Me by night

Molos beach (too windy)

Molos beach (too windy)

Faragas beach gets busier

Faragas beach gets busier

Time for dinner

Time for dinner

Parikia seafront

Parikia seafront

Hibiscus, Paros´ oldest Greek restaurant

Hibiscus, Paros´ oldest Greek restaurant

Smiler

Smiler

The cat climbs the tree...

The cat climbs the tree...

...I hope he doesn´t jump!

...I hope he doesn´t jump!

FATDOG! He´s a fat dog

FATDOG!  He´s a fat dog

Herman goes to the beach

Herman goes to the beach

Dan goes for a plodge on Glifa beach

Dan goes for a plodge on Glifa beach

HMS Lorna

HMS Lorna

Dan proudly shows off his creation (gotta keep the kids occupied!)

Dan proudly shows off his creation (gotta keep the kids occupied!)

The maiden voyage

The maiden voyage

Away she goes

Away she goes

A mighty vessel

A mighty vessel

A light lunch

A light lunch

Dan swimming with the boat (not a rescue mission)

Dan swimming with the boat (not a rescue mission)

The secret behind Dan´s slim physique

The secret behind Dan´s slim physique

At the top of the highest mountain on Paros (Aghii Pantes)

At the top of the highest mountain on Paros (Aghii Pantes)

It was cold and I was in a mood

It was cold and I was in a mood

Good view of Naxos though

Good view of Naxos though

A wind turbine

A wind turbine

Antiparos

Antiparos

____os island

____os island

A view back down the mountain

A view back down the mountain

Naxos

Naxos

Horse and foal

Horse and foal

Dan´s ultimate Greek picture (blurred)

Dan´s ultimate Greek picture (blurred)

Naousa harbour

Naousa harbour

Me

Me

The happy couple

The happy couple

Waiting for the boat to Naxos

Waiting for the boat to Naxos

On board the <em>Blue Star Paros</em>

On board the <em>Blue Star Paros</em>

Paros

Paros

We´ve been there!

We´ve been there!

Is that Naxos?

Is that Naxos?

Waiting for the door to open

Waiting for the door to open

There it goes...

There it goes...

...revealing...

...revealing...

...Naxos Town!

...Naxos Town!

Get out my picture!

Get out my picture!

A Greek building

A Greek building

Sitting on the steps

Sitting on the steps

A small confusing street

A small confusing street

You can get lost round here

You can get lost round here

Greek architecture

Greek architecture

A bizarre door

A bizarre door

Dan

Dan

Twin pussy cats

Twin pussy cats

I can see the sea

I can see the sea

Naxos harbour

Naxos harbour

The Dolfini Curry restaurant

The Dolfini Curry restaurant

Downtown Naxos

Downtown Naxos

The sqaure

The sqaure

Naxos Town beach

Naxos Town beach

Looks pretty

Looks pretty

The beaches are busier than on Paros!

The beaches are busier than on Paros!

The castle

The castle

Naxos Town

Naxos Town

It´s non-alcoholic

It´s non-alcoholic

The Harbour

The Harbour

Resting

Resting

I like it here

I like it here

The explorer sets off on his exploring

The explorer sets off on his exploring

Posing

Posing

The Sanctuary of Apollo

The Sanctuary of Apollo

It´s an old temple

It´s an old temple

The view towards Naxos Town

The view towards Naxos Town

The temple didn´t fall down...

The temple didn´t fall down...

...they just didn´t finish putting it all up

...they just didn´t finish putting it all up

This is a nice picture

This is a nice picture

Sitting on the edge of a big rock

Sitting on the edge of a big rock

He made it!

He made it!

It´s fun!

It´s fun!

The temple

The temple

The temple, again

The temple, again

Naxos Town

Naxos Town

The old market

The old market

The fort at the top of the hill

The fort at the top of the hill

I liked these nice flowers

I liked these nice flowers

The Vodafone Highspeed 2 boat

The Vodafone Highspeed 2 boat

A church on a little island

A church on a little island

I´m not having that boat!

I´m not having that boat!

Posing on some steps

Posing on some steps

Dan´s holiday still life

Dan´s holiday still life

Waiting for dinner

Waiting for dinner

Naxos Town by night

Naxos Town by night

It´s a bit busier than Parikia

It´s a bit busier than Parikia

A Big Pink Pig!

A Big Pink Pig!

Dan having fun

Dan having fun

The temple by night

The temple by night

The castle by night

The castle by night

Boats by night

Boats by night

A Greek flag flying on the back of the ferry home

A Greek flag flying on the back of the ferry home

Me on board <em>The Poseidon</em>

Me on board <em>The Poseidon</em>

The cars want to come on too

The cars want to come on too

The &quot;Independent Travellers&quot; try to sleep on their journey to Athens

The &quot;Independent Travellers&quot; try to sleep on their journey to Athens

Dan waits for the boat to set sail

Dan waits for the boat to set sail

A quiet spot in the bar

A quiet spot in the bar

Enjoying an &quot;individual&quot; bottle of wine

Enjoying an &quot;individual&quot; bottle of wine

Dan swims in the pool

Dan swims in the pool

Dan takes a rest

Dan takes a rest

The view from the pool

The view from the pool

Dan does a spot of sunbathing?

Dan does a spot of sunbathing?

A Lorna Eye View; Left

A Lorna Eye View; Left

A Lorna Eye View; Forward

A Lorna Eye View; Forward

A Lorna Eye View; Right

A Lorna Eye View; Right

It´s another horrible day

It´s another horrible day

The church of &quot;one billion&quot; doors (according to Dan)

The church of &quot;one billion&quot; doors (according to Dan)

Inside the church of one hundred doors (the correct name)

Inside the church of one hundred doors (the correct name)

Inside the church (which <em>actually</em> only has 99 doors!)

Inside the church (which <em>actually</em> only has 99 doors!)

One door...

One door...

Church things

Church things

(potential windows wallpaper)

(potential windows wallpaper)

Church stuff

Church stuff

I hope you´re still counting!

I hope you´re still counting!

The old town

The old town

Bells in trees

Bells in trees

The steps to the seafront

The steps to the seafront

The rocky beach

The rocky beach

Parikia´s little fishing harbour

Parikia´s little fishing harbour

A nice place for a drink

A nice place for a drink

It´s a bit sunny still (at 6.30pm)

It´s a bit sunny still (at 6.30pm)

The view towards the main town

The view towards the main town

This windmill...

This windmill...

...is a pub!

...is a pub!

Wandering back through the old town

Wandering back through the old town

Stopping for a photo

Stopping for a photo

The dusty road to town

The dusty road to town

Dan enjoys a nice glass of local beer

Dan enjoys a nice glass of local beer

A drunks still life

A drunks still life

Lorna enjoys a nice bottle of local... Strongbow?

Lorna enjoys a nice bottle of local... Strongbow?

Delos Island...

Delos Island...

Waiting for our boat at Naousa harbour

Waiting for our boat at Naousa harbour

...2,500 years ago

...2,500 years ago

...was a sacred island...

...was a sacred island...

A pretty mosaic

A pretty mosaic

Still in canny nick

Still in canny nick

They liked their mosaics here

They liked their mosaics here

The ruins of a rich merchant´s house

The ruins of a rich merchant´s house

An understated room

An understated room

Anyone for a photograph? Stand behind please

Anyone for a photograph?  Stand behind please

The House of the Dolphins

The House of the Dolphins

Little lions

Little lions

Me and a column

Me and a column

Backstage at the Roman theatre

Backstage at the Roman theatre

Front row seats!

Front row seats!

There´s some seats there somewhere

There´s some seats there somewhere

A small doorway

A small doorway

A big hole

A big hole

The mountain, home to an oracle

The mountain, home to an oracle

They´re alright these mosaics like

They´re alright these mosaics like

The Temple of Apollo (not the one on Naxos)...

The Temple of Apollo (not the one on Naxos)...

...same bloke though

...same bloke though

A view

A view

It´s hot on Delos!

It´s hot on Delos!

That´s our boat down there (the nearest one)

That´s our boat down there (the nearest one)

The furthest boat will take us home tomorrow!

The furthest boat will take us home tomorrow!

The Naxian Lions (there once were 9)

The Naxian Lions (there once were 9)

Statues

Statues

Heads

Heads

The sacred lake (or grass!)

The sacred lake (or grass!)

Something that hasn´t fallen over yet

Something that hasn´t fallen over yet

Me

Me

An Ionic capital (so I´m told)

An Ionic capital (so I´m told)

More columns (an artistic shot)

More columns (an artistic shot)

Some stones piled up in the shape of a box

Some stones piled up in the shape of a box

A head

A head

Dan and the sacred way

Dan and the sacred way

Dan has a rest

Dan has a rest

The sacred way from another angle

The sacred way from another angle

What time did they say the bus came?

What time did they say the bus came?

Pussy cat

Pussy cat

An ancient fountain (?) in the old market place

An ancient fountain (?) in the old market place

Dan in ruins

Dan in ruins

There´s not much here that isn´t ruins

There´s not much here that isn´t ruins

The ancient sacred harbour

The ancient sacred harbour

Pelicans of Mykonos

Pelicans of Mykonos

Mykonos harbour

Mykonos harbour

The RamRod bar (there´s a rainbow flag!)

The RamRod bar (there´s a rainbow flag!)

More of them nice flowers

More of them nice flowers

Not sure what they sell here

Not sure what they sell here

Little Venice

Little Venice

One of Mykonos´ 5 famous windmills

One of Mykonos´ 5 famous windmills

The taverna filled harbour

The taverna filled harbour

Another view of Little Venice

Another view of Little Venice

The most photographed church in Greece (according to Dan)

The most photographed church in Greece (according to Dan)

Four of the Mykonos´ 5 famous windmills

Four of the Mykonos´ 5 famous windmills

Me and my Greek pose

Me and my Greek pose

A photo shoot...

A photo shoot...

...but who knows what it´s for!

...but who knows what it´s for!

The fish market

The fish market

A little church

A little church

A cruise ship arrives for the night

A cruise ship arrives for the night

On the boat back to Paros

On the boat back to Paros

They got a job lot of white paint too!

They got a job lot of white paint too!

The exciting fast boat

The exciting fast boat

Bye bye Mykonos (until tomorrow)

Bye bye Mykonos (until tomorrow)

Dan´s last journey down to town

Dan´s last journey down to town

The windmill in the centre of Parikia

The windmill in the centre of Parikia

Dan on the rocks

Dan on the rocks

Me on the rocks

Me on the rocks

I´m a mermaid!

I´m a mermaid!

A church! First one I´ve seen all holiday!

A church!  First one I´ve seen all holiday!

Bags packed ready for home.

Bags packed ready for home.

Bye Bye Paros!

Bye Bye Paros!

Dan on the back of the <em>Naxos Star</em>

Dan on the back of the <em>Naxos Star</em>

The End

The End