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Try Naxos and Paros in the Greek Islands for an Active Vacation

  Greek Island tourists are perhaps traditionally attracted to the volcanic vistas of Santorini, party-infused hedonism of Ios, and the ancient feel and uninhibited style of Mykonos. No doubt about it, these places afford a great time, but in the pace and action of the glossy draw cards, it’s not a bad idea to save …

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Quiet Naxos, Greece Awakens to Tourism

  We arrived at sunset.  The Temple of Apollo, now just a remnant of the original, ancient edifice, clung to a rocky outcrop just north of the port. We walked out along the quay to see the stone pillars, backlit against the pomegranate-red sunset. Others stood in small groups viewing the ruins. The only sound was of the waves cutting …

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Sensuous Santorini, Greece

A low, white stucco wall holds me back from a thousand-foot drop into the Aegean Sea. White buildings pile atop each other, tumbling toward the water. I can lean out over the wall and look down, past the rounded blue roofs and jumbles of white houses, and see the cruise ships idling in the harbor. Thira is …

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