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Jun 17, 2012 - Greece, Chios Island

Thursday 14/6/12 to Sunday 17/6/12 Chios, Greece It was difficult to leave the comfort of Chios Rooms, we worked on the blog sitting out on the balcony where the heat wasn't so bad. Set off south down the east coast at 1pm and the temp was about 32C. 15 mins later stopped for a swim and lunch. The road was a series of ups and downs about 20 ks to kallimasia. We went down a very steep dirt track toward the sea to find a camp spot but abandoned that idea when we thought about having to push the bikes back up. The Garmin showed that there were...

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Jun 13, 2012 - Cesme to Chios,Greece

Wednesday 13/6/12 Cesme to Chios,Greece Pete finds another hole in the tyre tube, probably from that same thorn! Erdil helps us book ferry tickets for 7pm tonight. We have a relaxing day swimming in the Marina, we have a salad lunch at a waterfront restaurant, enjoy a beer and biscuits in a shady park while writing postcards home. We do a short cycle up and down the tourist shops and speak awhile with a shopowner who says business is very slow, few foreigners this year, more turks visiting but they have no money to spend. Nickie goes to...

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Jun 26, 2007 - Chios

Hi All - we are in Chios now. We arrived on the ferry at 4am. Yup, nice and early. We sat around for long long time & watched the sun come up over Turkey. That was cool - there are pictures! We tried top check into our hotel - but no one was there yet - thing start pretty late in Greece. So, eventually we were able to just keave our bags and walk around. It's a pretty neat town - right on the water. I had a delicious egg and potato omlette for breakfast - the potatos were frenchfries - so that was excellent. Hopefully, we will be able to...

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