Hello gorgeous people!

Back to the recaps!!  Let's dive right in...

We really wanted to visit all the little Greek islands, but we hardly had enough time as it was to visit everything else!  But then my brother read about a little island not too far from where we were staying, and so we decided to visit it and be able to see at least one island.  After a bit of a drive, we ended up face to face with this:
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We plunged on and were off to Hydra island!  After about 15 minutes, this met our eyes:
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Cute, isn't it?  One of the really cool things about Hydra island is that there are only to modes of transportation: feet and....
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Donkeys!!  How cool is that?!  My brother nicknamed the island "Donkey Island."  Fits, doesn't it?

It was a really cute little island!  We wandered around for a bit...
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...had some lunch...
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Tzatziki! Finally, something I was expecting to have that I actually had! Best I've ever had, without a doubt! (And was quickly devoured with the help of lots of bread!)
...and wandered around some more.
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Above: stray kitty.  I was really surprised by how many stray cats there were in Greece!  There were a few stray dogs but mostly cats.  Being an animal lover, it was really, really hard to see :'(  They actually looked fairly healthy, but I wanted to help all of them find good homes!

When we were done exploring, we caught the ferry back to the mainland, and headed off to Epidaurus!  Epidaurus has the one of the biggest (or maybe even the biggest) amphitheater in Greece as well as old ruins.  We visited the amphitheater first. :)
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Me and my beautiful mom!
We had heard that if you stand at the very top and someone drops a coin in the middle of the theater (there's a tiny cement pad in the middle) that you would be able to hear it.  We tried it and it was true!!  We were pretty amazed and truly wowed by how the Greeks could construct a theater with that much amplification over 2,000 years ago.

Next, we headed to the ruins!
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I would have happily exchanged my current dining room table for the one above. ;)
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Such an incredible site!!  

When we got back to Nafplio, we had dinner.  My mom and I split the pesto pasta because it was a HUGE plate of it!
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My brother got the Greek pizza which I may or may not have stolen a piece of.
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Oops, I got caught. ;)
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Dinner was followed by some more walking around in Nafplio.
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Adorable town square where we ate dinner.
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Another picture of the cute little side streets!
I didn't actually get to try real Greek yogurt until the next day, but here's a sneak peak (and I promise to show you one of my breakfasts next time - I kept on forgetting to take pictures of it!):
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And that was that day!  While we were in Greece, we did so much that I'm giving each day it's own post.  But the other countries will probably have only one (maybe two) each because we relaxed a bit. ;)

I'm going to be disappearing for a bit again because I'm off to Newfoundland!!  As always, I'll miss you guys!  

Off to pack!  I should probably already be packed, but, well, blogging sounded like more fun. ;)

<3
 


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07/17/2011 11:05

It looks so beautiful, I want to cry :(
"Why am I stuck in Summer School~!!, No!!!" LOL, (half) jk.

Anyways, it really looks like a peaceful place to live and enjoy. And you're off to Newfoundland? Wait, isn't that in Canada?? (me trying to recall Social Studies 10)

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07/17/2011 14:58

I say this every post, but it is seriously my dream tourist location. It's beautiful! I want real tzatziki too! Was it regular loaf bread or pita bread?

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07/17/2011 20:15

So awesome! I bet the tzatziki was amazing.

P.S. You look SO much like your mom! Both very pretty!

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07/18/2011 02:38

That is some serious food porn. Yum. Greece looks amazing - have fun in Newfoundland!

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07/18/2011 02:56

I think I've said this before, but everything looks beautiful! I wish I had a piece of that pizza too. Have a good time in Newfoundland!

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07/18/2011 03:06

Ahhh all these pictures remind me of how beautiful I thought Greece was too! And yeah, I saw loads of stray cats too! There were loads hanging around our hotel and because I'm a HUGE cat lover, whenever I saw them sometimes when we were having breakfast outside, I'd drop food under the table for them :P They were very happy hehe!
Have fun in Newfoundland lovely! :)

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07/18/2011 04:22

Love the pictures! You are such a lucky girl. It looks like you had a good time. :)

Whitney <- jealous

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07/18/2011 05:37

This post physically hurt me. I want to go to greece so so bad. With their economic troubles it must be uber cheap right now

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ah such great photos! i feel like i am there experiencing it all with you! and the food looks incredible gahh i want all of it in my stomach right now! all of your pics remind me of something right out of a story/movie (sisterhood of the traveling pants)!!!!

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Kathleen
07/20/2011 17:41

Awe! Those poor kitties!!! I wish I could take them all home! (haha, but my cat would not be very happy with me)

I really need to make myself some pesto pasta! It is always SO good! :)

I also wanted to tell you I'm sorry for not keeping up with your posts as often as I would like. I usually do it by email (like, when a new post comes in, it sends a link to my inbow), and then I'll remember that I have RSSs that I need to keep up on. So please forgive me.

I hope you had fun! It sure looks like you had a great time!

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07/21/2011 03:12

Hydra Island looks SO AMAZING!! I love the means of transportation too!
And the restaurant you went to there looks absolutely adorable and wonderful.
I want to go to Greece!!

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07/30/2011 11:41

Awesome pictures! I love breakfast pictures. Idk why but they just appeal to me more than lunch and dinner (can't say the same for dessert!!). That bean dish looks super yummy too! :)
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