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