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... and walking along the shore. We decided to skip the other beach we had planned to visit and ended up staying at Elofonisi for about 5 hours before winding our way through the islands. For dinner the hotel helped us book a spot at a rooftop restaurant overlooking the harbor and sunset. Although the restaurant Pallas was more Italian than Greek food, it was delicious and the ambiance could not be beat. At the end of each meal they serve raki shots to you and while ...
... Our hotel is inside the old Venetian city walls, which are filled with cozy alleys and picturesque courtyards. Later we walked over to the town beach for a swim. On our way we ran into the daily market that put most of our California farmers markets to shame. The fish, cheese, produce, and honey all looked delicious. After a while on the beach, we found a good waterfront restaurant and were shocked by how low the prices were ...
Moved a little further west – 60km- to Chania. Yet another Venetian port and another "old town". Once again a pretty old town with lots of narrow alleyways, cafes and tourist shops. But nice.
Went to visit the war museum one day but closed due to renovations. Then out to Souda Bay to have a look at the bay that General Freyberg thought he had to defend rather than the airport at Malame. And ...
... the most stupid person we have encountered worldwide and, unfortunately, she was English. She asked uncomfortable bathroom questions as we were eating our dinner, asked us if it would be winter in Canada when we returned home in five weeks time, and suggested that she was often uncomfortable ordering wine in the United States because they all seem to drink beer. When I pointed out to her that the U.S. is the fourth largest producer ...
... 8211; courtesy of Abbot Agathagelos Lagouvardos. Letters of gratitude from Australia and New Zealand for his and the monastery’s help are displayed along with a memorial above the beach. The monks of Crete took a very active part in the resistance movement in Crete between 1941 and 1945 – some even were the leaders of the resistance groups and fought. So much for “turn the other ...