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So far in Greece, Crete and Santorini seem to be covered in a thick layer of greasy dirt. So maybe Grease is appropriate. That said, it is a beautiful country with a very friendly population. Here, again, people speak multiple languages, enough to conduct their business. But even more, menus are written in multiple European languages here. A real tourist destination.
We arrived in Heraklion before check-in time, the desk clerk told us it would be an hour and ...
... into the blue of the water, the sky was a pale violet, really subtle and calmly beautiful. That is when the lights of the town of Oia and the town of Fira really begin to take the stage. The white plastered dwellings seem to glow agains the sky and people linger, snapping photographs of the same images overs and over because with each passing few minutes, the scene looks a little it different. Chris climbed up on the flat roofof the castle to get another perspective ...
... holiday day plans look a little like this - pre-breaky pool or activity (activity being possibly sleeping or possibly swimming) -eat breakfast -swim in pool -eat -swim at beach -eat Greek -if nice sunset admire sun or simply admire location -if still in need of food eat super - post-super activity (activity being possibly sleeping or possibly reading) ... It's awesome !!!!!!! During our short but sweet stay here we ...
... the weather had improved and we took a walk around Fira. It does literally cling to the side of the caldera, a tumble of predominantly white painted houses, but also pink, orange, red and blue, in all different hues and shades. Amongst this abundance of colour sat white and cream churches with bold blue domes. The houses, all with rounded edges with barrel shaped roofs....just beautiful.
There were donkey trains ...
... that looks down onto a little pool which we can make use of. We were recommended a little restaurant just around the corner and had a very tasty and reasonable meal there before plopping into our beds exhausted from the long day.
The next morning I went to the reception and met Sharon from Australia and Bert ex PE who now lives in the UK(both divorced). They are travelling all over together on holiday which they try and do as much as possible as this is ...