Chasing a butterfly in Greece


/…/ from island to island /…/ (Björk, Wanderlust)


Tallinn-Constantinopole-Athens-Piraeus

I didn't have time to visit the butterfly-shaped island last time. I also wanted to go to Tilos again but Tilos is not interesting anymore since Iain and Lyn have moved to Crete. So I'll stay within Cyclades which is logistically easier.
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beaches of Folegandros

A donkey was in great distress in the night and either this or something else made me dream of cats, a lot of cats. These are a lot of cats here, as are donkeys.
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Kato Koufonisi

In the morning I meet the cleaning lady who complains that the weather is cold and not possible to swim. I don't understand her problem, weather is fine and I've been swimming every day. The water is like it normally is in Estonia in the summer.
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transfer to next island

In the morning there's still no-one in the guesthouse. I walk to breakfast and back and wait for the cleaning lady. She has to come.
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sights of Amorgos

Since I now have a car I have to go and see some sights. So that nobody could later say that I didn't have time to look around due to intense reading.
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trails of Amorgos

I take back what I said about non-existent beaches here. Further from Aegali village beach are three sandy beaches.
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butterfly

The ferry goes in the night. Didn't manage to avoid night travel completely.
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meeting on sandstretch

In the morning all places are still closed. I read in the café to kill time and so surprise the owner. Today we speak English for some reason. So she still didn't believe that I could be a Greek.
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lot of sand

Some small talk with the Estonians before I leave them to explain some non-Estonian tourists how come there are suddenly so many Estonians.
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one more day

Sleeping long fails again. The Estonian family practises over the bay yelling. Someone's glasses are lost.
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back to mainland

The ferry goes 5:15 in the morning. Dimitra drives me to the port. She's from Bulgaria. The ferry is already there.
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at home

Half past four comes transport to the airport but judging by his looks and accent it is no George but a simple Yiorgos.
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