Eleni Villas

Piskopiano, Crete, 70014, Greece | 3 star condo
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Travel Blogs from Piskopiano

Knossos

A travel blog entry by buschlog on Aug 08, 2014

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After visiting museum yesterday, we were excited to see the real city. Many other tourists had the same plan! A cruise ship from Eastern Europe flooded the site with people. Even so, it was marvelous to imagine how the people lived in this city several thousand years ago. Dave captured the clear sky, massive columns, ...

Heraklion, Crete

A travel blog entry by buschlog on Aug 07, 2014

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... repeatedly returning to rooftop bars and restaurants with their splendid views over the Mediterranean. After sleeping in to deal with the time change, we did a long walk today around the old city following the fortifications from the Middle Ages when the Venetians were in control. All sorts of old and new developments along the parapets, including the grave ...

Santorini

A travel blog entry by aimeesean on Jul 31, 2014

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... in second place with the Aussies winning. You now all know someone famous, he received comments and praise the rest of the day for his efforts. We dock at Santorini inside the crater of a live volcano around 3, jump on a bus and head up the cliff and head over to the other side of the island for a look around and a refreshing drink whilst looking out over the ocean. After a few hours we jump back on the bus and get dropped off about 300m above the port. ...

Pote tin Kyriaki

A travel blog entry by aurisch on Jul 20, 2014

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... 20th century. Much of the site has been reconstructed in concrete, so whilst it is incredibly old, much of it looks confected. The Minoans lost Knossos a number of times to earthquakes, They rebuilt at one stage incorporating wood into the construction to give their structures more elasticity. The Timbers buried under ground for millennia all rotted away, making it impossible to restore complete structures, which is why so much ...

Heraklion, Knossos Palace

A travel blog entry by storyquilter on Jul 20, 2014

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The Plan Knossos Archaeological Site, museum and leisure time at Heraklion town. Travel to Knossos (approx 30 min) for a guided walking tour (approx 2 hours). Reboard and head to the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion (approx 20 min) for a guided tour (approx 1 hour) before heading to Heraklion (approx 10 min) for free time (approx 45 min) return to the port (approx 30 min. sounded good on paper, but the tour guide stunk. English was not ...