Estelar Christiana Beach Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... 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 ...
... br> The site is interesting and the representations of how historians believed the palace to be are certainly impressive. Our guide for the day had a well worn book with illustrations that (if we could have seen them through the sea of IPads taking photos) show how it probably was. There are books like this throughout Greece - they show a photo of the current ruins and an overlay that shows how it was .....in the beginning! ...
We left Chania early on Thursday morning by bus and headed for Heraklion, the capital of Crete. It is a larger city and many say it isn't too interesting but we liked the feel of it, especially after the crowded, noisy old city of Chania. On the first day, after we found a hotel, we boarded a bus and went to the Palace of Knossos. Knossos was the capital of Minoan Crete. It is grander, more complex, than any of the other palaces and it is located ...
... me of quaint white princess dollhouses, we headed down to the market and picked up food for the next day's lunch (breads, cheeses, tsaziki, beer (Mythos), and meats for the meaties).
We spent time down by the infinity pool and watched the sunset which was spectacular and then we decided to go find Jen since we hadn't seen her all afternoon. She had been placed at a nearby hotel due to a computer mix-up. Now a ...
... driving cars or bikes down them. Everything was so narrow you couldn't walk on sidewalks (if they existed) because vehicles park on them within a foot of the buildings. Seemed weird the first day but by we were soon all just going around like the locals.
I thought Knossos was mindblowing, but 'wow' the Heraklion Archeological Museum was beyond that!! It is one of the largest and most important museums in ...