It would be hard to imagine a bigger contrast with the historical fascinations of Athens where every corner teems with evidence of the past. Mykonos is a place to go if you like enjoying yourself today.
Provided your enjoyment has something to do with blue water, boats, rugged landscape and haphazardly-arranged little whitewashed buildings. Oh, and sun and beaches and rocks.
The windmills are preserved as a picturesque curiosity. Their canvas sails have been removed and they seem to have been converted into accommodation units.