Arriving at Naxos


Streets of Naxos


Sam on the 4-wheeler


Driving through streets like these


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


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


Info on Kitron


More Kitron info


More Kitron info


Bottling machine


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


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


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


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


View from the mouth of the Cave of Zas


Inside the Cave of Zas


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


Naxos has gorgeous beaches


The largest river in Naxos


Chandra does occasionally get into the ocean.


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


Temple of Apollo, from a distance


Unfinished statue on our way up to the Temple of Apollo


What's left of the Temple of Apollo


The Temple of Apollo overlooks the main port of Naxos


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


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


Catholic church inside the Kastro


Very pretty medieval streets and courtyards


Kastro walls up close


Lots of pretty flowers in the Kastro


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


Left again


Now right


Another left


Cute mini-windmill