Creta Maris Beach Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
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... explore anyways ! Camera and wallet in hand, I head towards the water. About 20 minutes later, after meandering through some sketchy neighbourhoods and businesses, I arrive at the Port of Malia. I come upon a little coffee shop, a man (I later found out his name is Costos) is sitting at a table just finishing his coffee, another man is setting up umbrellas; “coffee?” asks Costos. “Yeah, that’s exactly what I’m looking for!” he gestures ...
... 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! ...
... excavated and interpreted by a British man and partially reconstructed for the purposes of showing it to the public. Thousands visit it every year. It is really hard to imagine such an organized and advanced culture as early as 1700 BC. Several Greek people spoke about this site to us and were definitely proud of it!
That same day, we went to the archeological Museum of Crete, where many of the artifacts of Knossos were housed. It is ...
... in case the seas were nasty and we set off for Fira, Santorini.
Santorini, classically Thera, and officially Thira; is located in the southern Aegean Sea and part of an island chain (archipelago). The chain was created from a single island due to a huge volcanic eruption. One theory suggests that the Thera eruption was actually where the Atlantis legend originated.
The ferry trip was just under two hours ...
On Tuesday we flew to Heraklion - the main city in Crete. We then got a bus to our hotel in Sisi. The Hotel was called Sentido Vasi Hotel. It had 7 swimming pools including one with a volleyball net. When we got there it really hot even though it was night time. The next morning we walked to the volleyball pool and played all morning. I had great fun in the ...