Monte Christo Artist-Apartmenthotel

Agia Pelagia, Heraklion, Crete, 715000, Greece | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on Agia Pelagia, Heraklion, is near The Palace of Knossos, Iraklion Archaeological Museum, Ammoudara Beach, and Gournia.
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Travel Blogs from Heraklion

This one time a fisherman told me he was a doctor

A travel blog entry by keshiak on Oct 01, 2014

... 8221; “sick” “10 days” and of course, “rakki”. The lady shakes her head, Costos tells me that she won’t make the drink, “because can make fire.”
Can you imagine my face right now?


He explains that rakki is a drink that kills bacteria (alcohol), and they warm it up, put some honey and lemon in it - then poof ! you’re all better. Aka - witch magic. 
We sit and drink some sort ...

A quick stop

A travel blog entry by jegibbs on Oct 01, 2014

9 photos

... society of Minions who dominated southern Europe 4000 years ago.

The site is dotted with frescoes and pillars painted in rich red and black as well as giant pots that have been carefully pieced back together. Some even taller and rounder than me! The Kings throne room has a replica throne and a wooden version alongside the marble benches the citizens sat on while waiting for an audience with the man himself. ...

Crete-Raki, wine, OJ and some more ancient sites

A travel blog entry by sarah.mansergh on Sep 28, 2014

23 photos

... able to traverse through the narrow streets of the small mountain village, avoid the sheep, goats and other cars that utilize the same roads and not get too terribly lost:)

A contrast of old and new(er) worlds blends with a generous spirit and quiet reserve in Crete that made for an amazing time for the Meditteranean leg of our Europe adventure.
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"Heraklion" english spelling for Iraklio, Crete

A travel blog entry by duchesne on Sep 28, 2014

2 comments, 17 photos

... the other Protopalatial palaces around Crete at 1700 BC, probably by a large earthquake or foreign invaders. It was immediately rebuilt to an even more elaborate complex and until its abandonment was damaged several times during earthquakes, invasions, and in 1450 BC by the colossal volcanic eruption of Thera, and the invasion of Mycenaeans who used it as their capital as they ruled the island of Crete until 1375 BC." (Wikipedia)

The ...

Let's go look at a gold factory he said...

A travel blog entry by ruth.donald on Sep 17, 2014

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... plane we had to board a bus that probably took us 100 metres across the Tarmac even the bus driver was laughing . Quick flight across to Crete and another quick taxi to our hotel another tiny lift could only take 2 people and luggage we stuffed 3 people and luggage big crack up! Then up to the sixth floor for dinner and a lovely bottle of white not bad choosing on my part when it's all in Greek! Softer beds tonight my body so needs ...

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