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Hersonissos, Crete, Greece (25/7 to 29/7)
Our location in Crete was somewhat inspired by the movie The Inbetweeners. However, instead of the lads in the movie we ended up in an awesome airbnb apartment with a rooftop pool. Due to the massive size of Crete we restricted ourselves to the eastern side of the island plus ...
... ventured out to a restaurant about a half an hour walk away that was apparently traditional and highly recommended by the receptionist. It was just OK...they were cleaning up and getting ready for dinner later on. We were way too early! I think the Moussaka I ordered had been sitting there all day so wasn't the best. Gee we noticed how bad things looked, shop after shop was closed, prices of clothes were so cheap. Everything looked so dirty....even ...
... lost. After visiting the museum what we saw in the morning made a lot more sense. There were lots of classical sculptures so should lead well into the Renaissance sculptures we'll see in Florence. Walked home and ate dinner at a restaurant recommended by travellers we met yesterday evening. It was cheap and had interesting yummy food.
Last day in Athens and I think I learned something.
... Loumbardiaris. We then admired more breathtaking views over Athens from the Hill of the Nymphs & the Hill of the Pynx.
We decided to wander into the city to find some food to reenergise us after all that walking, however on the way we came across the amazing Odeum of Herodes Atticus which is a theatre built in 161 AD and is still used today. We then wandered up into the Plaka area and ate some very tasty Greek food. After ...