Alkyon Plaza Hotel
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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We were up early as planned and at the palace before anyone else, in fact we had to wait several minutes to pay the entrance fee. There was a guide who kept pestering us to pay him 'not much money, just 20€ that's only 10€ each' he told us 'without a guide we would miss 90% of the site', what rubbish! We set off around the site. The palace built 4000 years ago by the Minoans gives an insight into the ...
It was a quiet night on the harbour. After breakfast we walked on the beach with Logan, he was very wound up by all the local cats, sometimes he's like a dog possessed!
Before setting out for the day, we enjoyed coffee sat out on a bench on the harbour side.
The drive to Matala- In mythology this is where Zeus swam ashore with Europa on his back, in more recent times Matala earned legacy ...
... 7 O'clock, we hung the nearly dry washing around where we could inside and decided a quick standby tea was in order, we keep a jar if pasta sauce for just these occasions, unfortunately I knocked it off the worktop and it smashed onto the floor splattering everywhere with tomato sauce, our 'last resort' tea was put into operation, soup and sandwich. We hope the weather will be better tomorrow so we can go into Heraklion for some ...
The overnight hail, thunder and lightening disturbed us several times, we are reluctant to get up until the heating has warmed up. There are occasional breaks in the rain today, so we took the opportunity to take Logan out. We walked along the road which is flooded in places, were well wrapped up with full waterproofs on, the wind is bitting cold. We walked for around an hour passing an estate of military houses and beyond them an almost deritict area of what we think must have ...
... in and parked up. Electric hook up is just what is needed in storms like this, it means we can have the heating on as much as we like without flattening the batteries. There also is wifi, which we can pick up in Dream Catcher. The storm is set to stay 3 more days, with cold temperatures and
extremely high winds. Our parking spot is fairly sheltered but even so, every so often we rock about, as a gust hits ...