Very good lunch
Greece

Very good lunch

Miranda

[ Sept.2013 ] The tour in Tinos took us to lunch soon after the first visit to the church, probably thinking “an army marches on its stomach”.Where we went was a restaurant in a village called Tikados with a great view, where these cats were.In this island, again it was meat rather than fish they …

Urchin salad
Greece

Urchin salad

Miranda

[ Sept.2013 ] This is the photo of urchin salad.It was just sea urchins.I love sea urchin, so it was a feast for me.I ate this at a restaurant called Allou Gialou on the Kini beach in Syros.Our hotel staff recommended it.For the main, we had a grilled fish, which lives at the rocky area …

Very satisfied
Greece

Very satisfied

Miranda

[ Aug.2013 ] The best bit of the Naxos tour was the Mikri Vigla beach and the lunch afterwards. The sand on the beach was soft and comfortable and the water was sparkling like some gem stones. The colour was like a bit greenish Aquamarine, which made me want some Aquamarine accessories. We only had …

The meal on board
Greece

The meal on board

Miranda

[ Aug.2013 ] Our Santorini sight seeing boat stopped at another place for us to swim after the hot spring, but it was already late in the afternoon and water looked cold, so I just watched people juming in. I could see the bottom half of people in the water from the deck, as the …

Retsina wine
Greece

Retsina wine

Miranda

[ Aug.2013 ] Our hotel in Santorini had the exclusive terrace, so one night we decided to spend a quiet evening with a bottle of wine.Generally Santorini is expensive, but there are ordinary supermarkets with ordinary prices, too.As they produce wine in Santorini, many kinds of wine were sold, but because I was not sure …

Ravioli festival
Italy

Ravioli festival

Miranda

[ Aug.2013 ] The last destination of our short trip in the north Italy was Rovetta.We had leaned online that they were holding Bertu Festival on this day (17th August).Bertu is a kind of ravioli which has cotechino (a kind of salami) inside–I had heard as much as that.When we arrived, there were rows of …

Famous for “champagne”
Ukrain

Famous for “champagne”

Miranda

[ July, 2013 ] We moved from Sevastopol to Balaklava and had a very good seafood lunch.This time, we had a sparkling wine, which was a little sweet and was called “Champagne”.Yalta in the south of Crimea, they produce dessert wines, but here it is famous for sparkling wines.Local people has been calling it “Champagne” …

Tasty things
Ukrain

Tasty things

Miranda

[ July, 2013 ] This is a dessert I had in Yalta.There is some cherry inside the skin and you dip into the honey saurce.They called it Variniki.Other thing I ate and liked was a fish from Black Sea called Katran…well, it sounded like that.Svetlana said it is a kind of shark, but I am …

Massandra Wine
Ukrain

Massandra Wine

Miranda

[ July, 2013 ] After walking in the crowded town of Yalta at night, I went into the hotel restaurant to try Massandra Wine.It is the local wine and very famous around here.It was a sweet port wine and I liked it.And I like the price even more.When they gave me the bill, I was …

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