Can you see us? This beach was pretty epic. After a short hike around the side of the mountain, the trail descends down onto the double cove beach. The trail delivers the most picturesque views as you hike down the path of the most stunning gradients of blue and green water.
On our first night in Corfu we wandered around the little town nearby. The streets were completely deserted except for a few cats running around. After wandering for a little while, we found everyone hanging around the main square where we stopped for gyros.
Night and Day. We didn't plan ahead very well and arrived on Mykonos with no place to stay. We were only there one night but everything was pretty booked up. We lucked out with an airbnb that wasn't taking bookings but we were able to google search the name of the apartment and find the owners facebook page, send a message and got a last minute deal since the owner was in a good mood and wanted to show off the rooftop. We didn't mind.
Warning... Lots of bougainvillea pictures coming. This stuff was everywhere and added the perfect accent color to the architecture. We also might finally be able to spell bougainvillea without spell check soon too.
The Pirate Bar here on the left is where we acquired a taste for Ouzo and Tsipouro, the local Greek liquors. Ouzo is your run of the mill, anise-flavored liqueur, very similar to Sambuca or Raki. And Tsipouro is the local grappa that charades as a whiskey. They weren’t bad but you probably won’t be drinking them once you leave there unless you take a souvenir bottle or two home with you as we might have done. We made friends with the bartender and a few of the regulars while we all sipped our Ouzo while learning about life on ...