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Europe » Greece » South Aegean » Kithnos July 13th 2014

Aujourd’hui, ce sera Kythnos. Petite ile moins touristique. En arrivant, nous sommes toutefois surpris de voir le port déjà bien rempli. Le maitre de port déplace légèrement quelques bateaux, voila votre place ! Une petite plage est située tout juste à coté; les jeunes de se font pas prier pour y aller. Seul Vincent préfère les surveiller bien au sec. De cette ile, volcan encore actif, s’écoule des sources d’eau chaude. Un petit bassin a été aménagé pour les retenir. On peut donc se baigner dans un spa en pleine mer Égée.... read more
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Europe » Greece » South Aegean » Kithnos July 2nd 2009

Here we back on Freedom bobbing around the Mediterranean again. We arrived in a heat-wave and spent the first 2 days doing jobs to make the boat seaworthy and then craned into the water on day 3. We were so relieved to be on the water - it’s just so much cooler. We bought all our heavy supplies whilst we had the hire car for 3 days and filled up with wine, water, milk, beer and the essential gin and tonic!! Most of our early excitement was over the new dinghy and recently over-hauled outboard - goes like a rocket, new water tank and solar panel that both came over in out luggage and now fitted, and the new timber shelves cut to size in B&Q and also squeezed into the luggage. The weather has been ... read more
Pumping up the new dinghy for the first time
Hello, it's just us
Kate at the temple of Poseidon - we want to keep him on our side!

Europe » Greece » South Aegean » Kithnos August 12th 2005

We awoke very early today about 5:45 am to make it to a place Ares recommended called Kithnos. We moored the boat about 150m from the shore. The water was delightful we could see right to the bottom. We swam to shore where there was a small cave you could swim into, the acoustics were amazing! We also climbed a bit up the rockface (Matt further than me) and looked out over the ocean. Matt and I explored along the beach line further which was quite rocky and we discovered a shallow hot spring. I hopped in and a local told me it was 38 degrees! It was like an ancient spa. I lay in it for a good twenty minutes and then we eventually swam back to the boat for some lunch. In the afternoon ... read more




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