Canea Mare Hotel
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Today we had an early start . We docked at Chania and very quickly boarded our bus to The Palace of Knossos, the home of the legendary Minotaur. Crete is 300 km wide (East to West ) at the widest part and north to South 33km with it narrows section being 12 kilometres. It has a population of 756,000 and tourism makes up 50 % of the islands economy . Chania is were Zorba The Greek (last nights film was shoot) Crete has one big valley in the centre with lots of mountains (the ...
... I did the hardest bit. Very windy though and sleeping out was not that pleasant.
Finally it was a walk east around the coast to Elafonisi. It was meant to take 5-6 hours. Well 9 hours later, with a very swollen and sore ankle, I made it. The track wasn’t particularly well defined and certainly in most parts couldn’t really be called a track. Lots of rock hopping trying to follow some marks and marker posts. Very ...
... war cemetery. Not sure how he would have defended the bay. Don't think it was a wise decision on his part. Anyway the Germans were never going to land there so guess he was saved the embarrassment of having to defend it. Cemetery closed due to spraying. Not a good day for seeing what I had planned to see. I did manage to go around the back of the cemetery via the beach and have a look though so all ...
... Even though the brake came back I couldn't chance going back to Elafonisi, so I continued to Rethymno. Stopped in Kissamo on the way for a coffee (and to rest), and booked my room for tonight.
From Kissamo, the national highway starts. I went fast (I think I hit [redacted, hi Mom] km/h but was mainly around [redacted]). It was fun. I probably looked really cool with my button down shirt, shorts, and aviators (and helmet, yes).
The hotel gave me ...
... Anyways, once we arrived at the port of Sauda, we took the bus to a market place. There we hopped on a tour bus, which took us all over the island. We learned many fascinating facts and stories, but the best part was being able to ride on top of the double decker tour bus. When we arrived back at the square we ate a delicious lunch. We ate bread, grilled feta (my favorite food today, it was so good), orange ...