Creta Maris Beach Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Hot tub
- Swimming pool
- Smoking rooms available
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Fourth of July In Crete with no fire works :( Today we drove from Chania to Heraklion to our new hotel. The drive took two hour through some beautiful country side that reminded us of California, but without all of the people. Once we got into Heraklion we saw a man pull off a no sign and start yelling at another man in Greek (referendum vote is tomorrow). Other than that, we have seen very little of the referendum besides signs ...
... with beer. So since last night was our last night here, we decided to order the croquettes. They were very interesting! They're shaped like logs about the size of an egg roll and they're essentially deep fried gravy. Not the healthiest food, but they were delicious. And we all thought it was hilarious to be eating Dutch food in Greece. Today we're headed to the ruins of Knossos, which was an ancient Minoan settlement and is also where ...
... hot Cretan food tip). Its quite cool up there on the mountain, with the wind whipping about, it gets down to about 20 degrees. Must have been cold, Connor even put a jumper on!
WE make our way out of the mountains and start heading towards the coast again, getting into Agios Nicolas in the late afternoon. A brief stop at this port town and we head back to Heraklion to say goodbye to the Yaris. Not sure if Louise is very sad to see it ...
After a slightly earlier get up (1.30pm) and another clean up of the apartment Katie, Nicola and I went and had a look round the old Malia. Saw some traditional Greek architecture and eyed up some restaurants for the last night. On our return katie and Jemma prepared a stir fry whilst Nicola and I went for a swim. We are now about to have a pre-party ...
Today we went on a hike through the hills to a small cove. Once we got there, we went snorkeling and saw tons of little fish. I had never been snorkeling before, so it took some getting used to breathing through the snorkel, but once I got the hang of it I had a lot of fun. The water was so clear and blue that you could see all the way to the bottom. We had tea and cookies ...