Petronikolis Traditional Houses
- Shuttle bus service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Room service
- Smoking rooms available
- Swimming pool
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... was built to lock the Minotaur in. Today there is just some stones and other pieces of rubble but from what I imagined I think the palace would be really impressive especially for something that was built 4000 years ago. Unfortunately a British archeologist, Arthur Evans, in the 1900's found it and tried to recreate the palace how he thought it should be. Modern archeologists now think he got it a lot wrong. At the villa we packed our bags because we are leaving ...
... Minotaur in. Today there isn't too much left of the palace. There are some parts of the palace still standing though, and, from what I saw, I think the palace would be really impressive. Unfortunately a British archeologist, Arthur Evans, in 1900 had started to excavate the ruins but he tried to recreate the palace how he thought it should be. Modern archeologists now think he got it wrong. Then we went back to the villa and packed our bags ready to leave ...
... over the key and headed off. Still a little time to kill so coffees in eucalyptus square. Then bus to airport and farewelled Anna. Our flight 40 minutes late so hung around till boarding. Short flight to Athens (like Canberra to Sydney). Then onto metro to Pireaus via Monastriaki. Checked into Triton Hotel where we stayed in ...
... taking off from the harbour side runway at Haifa then straight over the med to Crete. The planned route was around 600miles, more than than the 520miles direct due to requested airways route. There were headwinds predicted so I fuelled up with extra fuel, as there were no options between Israel and Crete for landing short for topping up.
The flight itself was rather dull and the headwinds ...
... It looked very small from the outside.) It's now the Municipal Art Gallery and - was closed! At the other end of 25th Street (from the harbour) is Liondaria or Lion Square, with its Venetion Morosini Fountain. It was built around 1620 and is decorated with figures from Greek mythology.
We walked through 1886 Street (named after a Cretan uprising) which is a market crowded with stores selling all sorts of food, spices and ...