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On our arrival at our hotel at 3am, we decided to go exploring the area straight away, knowing that there should be a beach not more than 2 minutes away from us. In the darkness it was no surprise we got lost, trying two different directions before finally finding the right way after almost giving up. And when you land on an island as warm as Crete …
... was built to lock the Minotaur in. Today there is just some stones and other pieces of rubble but from what I imagined I think the palace would be really impressive especially for something that was built 4000 years ago. Unfortunately a British archeologist, Arthur Evans, in the 1900's found it and tried to recreate the palace how he thought it should be. Modern archeologists now think he got it a lot wrong. At the villa we packed our bags because we are leaving ...
Today we had a long drive along the highway to Knossos, an archeological site. It was a Minoan palace which is nearly 4000 years old. It was home to a king who asked Apollo for a bull to sacrifice to honour Apollo. The bull was so beautiful though that the king sacrificed another one,which made Apollo angry. He then made the queen fall in love with the bull, which produced the Minotaur, a half human, half bull, which lived on human blood. A labyrinth was built to ...
Up and out for breakfast at Agora: potato and greens omelette, grilled mushrooms, fresh fruit and fresh orange juice. Great breakfast given we were worried we wouldn't find anything other than pastries. Walked to Laura Ashley to but blue and white tiles. Then home to finish packing. Minolas came just before 12 so chatted to ...
... taking off from the harbour side runway at Haifa then straight over the med to Crete. The planned route was around 600miles, more than than the 520miles direct due to requested airways route. There were headwinds predicted so I fuelled up with extra fuel, as there were no options between Israel and Crete for landing short for topping up.
The flight itself was rather dull and the headwinds ...