MY BLUE HEAVEN

DestinAsian - - FEATURES - By Lu­cre­tia Ste­wart

San­torini and Mykonos may be bet­ter known, but Naxos, the largest of Greece’s Cy­cladic Is­lands, packs in more at­trac­tions than any of its Aegean neigh­bors. A long­time res­i­dent ex­plains the ap­peal of her adopted is­land home.

SAN­TORINI AND MYKONOS MAY BE BET­TER KNOWN, BUT NAXOS, THE LARGEST OF GREECE’S CY­CLADIC IS­LANDS, PACKS IN MORE AT­TRAC­TIONS THAN ANY OF ITS AEGEAN NEIGH­BORS. FROM FER­TILE VAL­LEYS DOT­TED WITH WHITE­WASHED CHAPELS TO MOUN­TAIN VIL­LAGES, AN­CIENT RU­INS, AND ISO­LATED BEACHES, A LONG­TIME RES­I­DENT EX­PLAINS THE AP­PEAL OF HER ADOPTED IS­LAND HOME.

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