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Travel Blogs from Hersonissos
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, ...
... Kazantzakis, author of Zorba the Greek. Worked our way back through the center of Heraklion to what is considered the top archeological museum in Greece. The Minoan artifacts were incredibly beautiful. Surprising to learn that for all their advances, the Greek and Roman civilizations that followed in many ways had art that was cruder than the Minoans who inhabited ...
... rides down and Aimee takes the cable car. Back to the ship by 8:30 for our final 3 course dinner and pack to leave our cruise the following morning, we then also discover we're both a tad sunburnt in random places, Aimee in her belly button (who would have thought to sunblock in there) and Sean on his thighs and tummy.. Lucky Greek island cruising with 30 degree days and burning hot sun are at an end. Tomorrow we disembark and head for the Albanian ...
... we still use their name for it, Labyrinth, today.
Our guide today really had his mythology down pat. On our trip to the Palace he told us the story of King Minos who had asked the Gods for a supreme bull, the horns of the bull were a sacred symbol in Minoan culture. King Minos promised to sacrifice the bull as an offering to the Gods if he was given it, as a way to prove his dedication to them. The Gods granted his wish, ...
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 ...
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