Distance Walked:8.8 miles/14.16 kilometers Total Distance Walked:76.26 miles/122.75 kilometers
I know I promised this blog would be all about the food of the regions, but I could not help but share a glimpse of the natural beauty we are walking through. Gosh, it is great to be alive and able to experience this, we feel so very lucky to be here.
Breakfast at the hotel was the normal buffet breakfast, absolutely satisfying (this morning’s coffee was superb) but nothing to post pictures of.
When we arrived in Oia we stopped at a restaurant at seaside. We sat out on the lawn with many other people enjoying the view of the ocean and the beautiful fresh ocean air.
I can’t seem to get enough of the ensalada mixta nor can Lin. Deb had a chicken dish. It was delicious!
Dinner was at our hotel this evening, which we enjoy as there is no need to walk into town. We can enjoy the lovely ocean views right here from the hotel.
The hotel is a family run establishment where the owner is deaf. He is the most pleasant, happy man we have met. He has a wonderful sense of humor and communicates with hand gestures and with the air of a translation app on his smartphone. His wife is the chef and prepares some of the most delicious home cooked comfort food.
We finished with a dessert of what we think was cherries in syrup and another homemade liquor – this one was creamy, somewhat like Bailey’s Irish Cream.
What a lovely place to stay with a lovely couple as our hosts. We are so blessed on this journey with glorious weather, wonderful food and delightful inn keepers.