Alexandra Beach Resort
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... his wife Pasiphae to fall in love with the animal. The result of this union was the Minotaur (half man half bull) who lived in a labyrinth beneath the kings palace munching on youths and maidens. The site was discovered in 1878 by Minos Kalokairinos The excavations began in 1900 by english archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans and continued for 35 years . Archaelogists tend to disparage Evans reconstructio. The buildings (palace courtyards private apartments and baths) give a fine idea ...
... its smaller and more laid back.
I have a friend who is living there so looked him up and spent a couple of nights in the cafes there catching up with him.
In between that took on a couple of walks. One was east around the coast to Sougia – well part way. Didn't feel I needed to see it again as that was where I got a bus back from after the Samaria gorge hike. Nice walk and not too hard although I ...
... Great walk. Beautiful scenery. A formed path most of the way and all downhill so easy. Came out the bottom about 3pm (I was a slow walker as some people did it in 4-5 hours) at a town called Agia Roumeli. A swim at the beach (deserved), and then a boat ride to the next town on the coast that had a road to it (Sougia) Then it was the bus back to Chania arriving at 9pm. Pretty full day. Tired but ...
... Chania. Suspicious!
I headed out anyway, and took more of my time getting to Falasarna. These waters are the most gorgeous shades of blue. The sun is shining and the sands are scorching.
I don't know where I'm going next, and I don't care. Probably explore the west coast some and retire in Chania. My Zune has enough battery for one more hour. Time to make it count.
June 30, 8:30 PM -- Faros Beach Hotel, Rethymno, Crete
We appreciated the accommodation to change our schedule to better fit the forecast for hiking. However, the tour ended up being quite different than we expected based on what Margarita indicated following her conversation with Asimina Tours to make the arrangements. We understood the meal would be at a monastery, although we thought the activities would remain largely the same.
In the end, ...