Arriving at Naxos


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Streets of Naxos


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Sam on the 4-wheeler


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Kitron (liquor from citrons) distillery in Halki, in the interior of the island


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Bottling machine


More Kitron info


More Kitron info


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Here are some citrons, Kitron liquor is made from the leaves


Info on Kitron


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Frescoes inside date to the 7th century, but they were closed


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Panagia Drosiani is one of the oldest and most revered churches in Greece


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Still hiking up, no real “walking path” as our book claimed


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Inside the Cave of Zas


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View from the mouth of the Cave of Zas


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Hiking up to the Cave of Zas (Zeus). Note that the stone path ended a while ago.


Sam very tired after hiking back down (in flip-flops)


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Naxos has gorgeous beaches


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The largest river in Naxos


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Driving through streets like these


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Chandra does occasionally get into the ocean.


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Sam cooling off and rehydrating (blue tube is connected to a CamelBak full of ice-cold water)


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Unfinished statue on our way up to the Temple of Apollo


What's left of the Temple of Apollo


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The Temple of Apollo overlooks the main port of Naxos


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Lots of pretty flowers in the Kastro


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Very pretty medieval streets and courtyards


Catholic church inside the Kastro


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Kastro walls up close


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Now right


Left again


No real street signs, just arrows. Turn left for the Labyrinth Tavern.


Cute mini-windmill


The walls of the Kastro (old medieval sector) amid newer development


Temple of Apollo, from a distance


Many areas of the Kastro are not made for people of Sam's height


Another left