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5th May Chania to Iraklio (Heraklion) Windy, rain at times 16 degrees After breakfast we caught a taxi to the main bus station to catch the bus to Iraklio. We were a little apprehensive but soon we were called to board a luxury coach. It also turned out to be the suburban bus and took three hours as it stopped to pick up and drop off passengers. …
6th May Iraklio Sunny 22 degrees Awoke to a bright sunny morning so headed down for breakfast (cereal, bread, meat and cheese, jams, yoghurt and honey and, we think, persimmons. We caught a bus into town and then another to Knossos Palace (ruins). It was very busy with many tourist groups and school excursions but still very interesting, if a …
This is unfortunately our last day in Crete and we decide to spend it in Heraklion with a visit to its very famous museum. The museum is actually under refurbishment at the moment but thank god they had a temporary exhibition set-up next door. Mum would have ...
Today we spent the morning in Rethymnon, a lovely town about 60km East of Heraklion. We like Rethymnon way more than Heraklion. There is a lovely market in the old town and a beautiful little harbour area whit loads of restaurants by the water. Highly recommended!!! After spending a few hours in town we head for lunch in a little village by the sea, called Ayia Gallini. Food is nice and prices are good too. A nice place to stop for a bite. Next step, ...
... to the airport. Needless to say the trip back with Chris and Daniela is much more successful and we find the hotel first time, and arrive back just in time for a couple of aperitifs and dinner in the main restaurant, which is a buffet style affair, as the only other restaurant open tonight was the Italian :-) Off to bed early as looking forward to some more open top driving across the island to the quieter south ...
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