Alkyon Plaza Hotel
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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Today I went to the museum and looked at the findings from the Minoans at Knossos and Phaestos. Great tour with all kinds of amazing pieces. They were a head of their time in craftsmanship. They were the leaders in shipping and controlled the seas. There were several palaces on Crete and survived for about 3,000 years, before the volcanic eruption of Santorini whipped out the whole island around 1370 ...
... 3 feet in diameter at widest point. The ability to make these is perplexing to me. It obviously started on a wheel, but I wonder how it was finished and with what tools. The next interesting thing, is one of the oldest writings that remains unsolved. The writings are on a clay disc, known as Pheastos disc. Both sides are filled, but there are debates as what they mean. It ...
Today, I went on a short hike to the neighboring beach that is only accessible by boat or foot. The beach has red sand which is different. I have now been on brown, white, black and red sanded beaches. Along the cliff of both beaches in Matala, there are caves. At one point they were used as tombs, but now are used by the hippies as homes, both permanently and temporally. They are fairly empty now, but they fill up in the ...
Matala is a small beach town on the southern coast. It has a small beach and has a heavy hippy vibe. The road going into village is painted with several murals, most about peace and love. Bob Marley can be seen throughout and a local has become immortalized with a saying of, "today is life, tomorrow never comes". There are posters with his face and ...
After walking around a bit and checking prices, i settled on the hotel Mirabella. Turns out they are God friends of the hotel I stayed at in Santorini. I met the father after talking with the son for some time. I told them I am interested in harvesting some olives and learning about the olive oil process. The father said it was ...