Travel Blogs from Malia
... dogs here too, but these are much more friendly and less scroungy looking. They follow us in a pack and even posed in our pictures. Next, we rode about 90 minutes to the southern coast of Crete. There are lots of mountains full of olive vines and curvy roads. Overall, the streets here are much wider and nicer than in Athens. The pictures don't do justice to how beautiful it was. The drivers here are crazy. You can pass whenever you want even in no passing ...
... Greek archaeological sites. The Venetian fortress of the city is unique and worth a visit on its own at any time of day or night. You should not miss walking at the small narrow streets of the old town. Near Heraklion you will find many beautiful beaches to cool off in summertime, while there are various good options available for your entertainment as well. The local cuisine is famous across the world! You should trust Cretans on this !!
The capital of the prefecture of Lasithi, in Crete, is surely one of the most beautiful and most picturesque places in Greece. It takes its name out of a chapel built in the bay of Agios Nikolaos. Downtown, one can see the lake «Vouliagmeni”, a small ...
... track..and a sign for a taverna! We thought that we had taken a wrong turn it was so awful and scary. A tight 3 point turn and we went along the other track instead to find that after a km it turned into another bad track and ended in a sheer drop at the end of it. OMG! Another very very tight 3-point turn and we had to head back to the other route again and then continue once more along that rough rough road all the time on hairpin ...
... escaping her angry father.
Knossos was inhabited for several thousand years, beginning with a Neolithic settlement sometime in the seventh millennium BC, and was abandoned after its destruction in 1375 BC which marked the end of Minoan civilization.
Leading up to the site, there are plenty of souvenir shops and restaurants. The site only costs €6 entrance fee and takes about 1 hour to walk around. For an additional €10 a guide ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking