The sun is just beginning to set as I saunter past Agios Ioannis church, a bright white cube with two red domed roofs perched on the west coast of Mykonos.All afternoon I’ve watched from my hotel further up the hillside as buses pull up and tourists spill out, taking photos of the tiny chapel. I want to know what all the fuss is about, so I follow the crowds. But as I continue along the dirt track lined with red and yellow wildflowers, I find myself alone and my curiosity is rewarded with something far greater.A few minutes later I emerge at the top of a steep path that leads down to a sandy beach, deserted except for the remains of an old rowing boat. I clamber down the rocky steps, flop down on the sand and marvel at the serene scene.Aren’t the beaches of Mykonos all meant to be heaving with mojito-sipping young things and soundtracked by house music? Evidently, not.I later find out this is Kapari Beach, one of the island’s few undiscovered (for the most part) coves.While there are plenty of beach clubs dotted around the coast of this 33 square-mile island, drawing a party-loving crowd all… Read full this story
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