Monte Christo Artist-Apartmenthotel

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

Travel Blogs from Heraklion

The Freedom to Fail

A travel blog entry by keficrew

Samuel Beckett once said "fail, fail again, fail better."

This is not only the theme of the Creativity Workshop, but also such an important lesson for anyone desiring to tap into the creative spirit that lives in all of us. I have been so inspired by the workshop this week. I'm just going to say it - many professional developments are a waste of time. Professionals ...

A Blank Canvas

A travel blog entry by keficrew

... just write these thoughts and when the time is up, even in mid-sentence, stop. Go back and read what was written and pick out some words that impact you and write from there. It is amazing. No pressure. No fear. Maybe no jewel but the canvas is not blank and one day a jewel will appear!

Happy writing. ...

Matala

A travel blog entry by clittle419

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After more breakfast with Greek yogurt topped with apricots, cherries, and honey (separately - I got a lot of yogurt - it's delicious) along with Cretan pastries, fruit, and bacon (good but not crispy which wouldn't go hand in hand back home); we took off south through the country side and across the mountains to Matala. Matala was once a hippie haven. It even has an old painted VW bus and a carved tree in the city ...

To Matala, Myrtos, and Ag. Nikolaos

A travel blog entry by clittle419

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... for every man, woman, and child on the island. On the trip along the west coast we saw mainly olive trees and not necessarily in an organized farm. The trip from Hania east (along the northern coast) we saw a lot of orange trees. And now the trip south is a mix of vineyards and olive trees. But here the panorama views down into the valleys are dotted with a patchwork of each ...

A Pile of Rocks and Iraklion

A travel blog entry by haysnoe

... on the island. What I found particularly fascinating was that geologists propose that the first major palace erected on the site was badly damaged in an earthquake in about 1800 BC and then later finished off in about 1700 BC, after being rebuilt and added on to in the meantime, by a very large earthquake and subsequent tsunami. This part of the world has historically experienced major earthquakes regularly, even some that have killed tens of thousands of people in the past ten ...

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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