Alexandra Beach Resort

Aghia Marina, Chania, Crete, Greece | Hotel
 

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Last Day on Crete

A travel blog entry by clittle419

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This morning we set off for a little beach just outside Chania for a few hours of relaxation before a late lunch at Johnny's aunt's house. Lunch was in the village, and again under a beautiful canopy of grape vines that kept you very cool and comfortable. On the menu was an octopus casserole type dish with olives and a slight BBQ flavored sauce, some grilled octopus, ...

Samaria Gorge

A travel blog entry by clittle419

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... drastically. It took us about 6 hours which seemed like an eternity. If I don't see another rock to step over anytime soon I'll be happy. At the end of the trail as we exited the national park there was a shop selling water and freshly squeezed orange juice. They could've charged 20€ and we would've happily paid it. There was also a bus that took you last 2km to the ...

Elafonisi, Crete

A travel blog entry by clittle419

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Well let me first start off by saying that the shades have come off. I was welcomed just like family last night just like the first night in Surin at maMA's sala na. Right up to sitting down for dinner at 11pm on a dock overlooking the Mediterranean Sea (and that wasn't even late compared to some we saw sit down after midnight.....and we didn't leave until almost 2am). Dinner was tapas style appetizers: octopus, calamari, shrimp, cuttlefish, ...

First Day in Chania

A travel blog entry by clittle419

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... past some of the old Venetian fortifications dating back to the 1500's, and then around the harbor itself along the sea wall to the lighthouse. Most of the old city dates back to the Venetians which arrived several hundred years before that. All the streets are very narrow, winding alleys Lunch was in an old Venentian building that has been hollowed out with no roof so it feels inside but your really ...

Old Town Chania, Crete

A travel blog entry by clittle419

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... when I walked up there's no dispatcher and he doesn't seem all that interested....and nobody else is getting taxis. And all the while I have in the back of my head what the travel books said about the taxi drivers taking advantage of tourists. My hotel is an apartment type overlooking one of the narrow streets in the old city that are lined with shops and restaurants. So after walking straight, and turned what ...

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This hotel, located on Aghia Marina, Chania, is near Archaeological Museum and Psaromoura Beach.
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