In his third Greek Island report, Rupert Parker walks the length and breadth of Amorgos, one of the most unspoilt of the Cyclades.
In his second report from his Greek islands trilogy, Rupert Parker explores Naxos, the largest of the Cyclades in the Aegean.
Rupert Parker visits Paros, one of the Cyclades group of islands in the Aegean Sea.
“Financial crisis? What financial crisis. We have everything we need here so life is good.” This state of the nation speech came from Andreas my taxi driver, clearly a budding Cretan politician who believes Crete is impervious to the chaos surrounding Greek finances.
The tasting table at Estiatorio Milos Athens restaurant provides no hiding place from the open kitchen embracing it. Just as well really as the procession of sumptuous food and wines coming from the busy brigade all around us is relentless.
Rethymon’s ancient Venetian port and atmospheric narrow cobbled streets are popular haunts for Cretans and visitors looking for some typical local hospitality in an area famed for its good wine, olive oil and delicious cuisine. Nothing unusual there.