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... with family and friends but I will take part in the art of giving thanks. On a daily basis I have this practice whilst travelling but today especially is a day I have been reflecting on my experiences here in Crete and as a whole on my overall time in Greece. What makes today extra special is that it is not only thanksgiving but also the two year anniversary of having left my country for a life abroad, and of course my final night on the island. I am thankful ...
... and pretty nice hotel I could have just crashed there for the night like a lazy cat but since I was here I decided to take advantage of the situation. Making contact with two couch surfers, earlier in the day, I plan my night and we decide on our meeting places. The evening starts off fine with some good conversation, sightseeing and a lovely trip to a nearby mountain village where I enjoy meze and raki with a few Greeks and another foreigner. After our ...
... me so far. In all instances since I've been here, I've been unable to find the complete experiences In order to fully understand it here, the people in particular. The lifestyle and system of living I'm beginning to grasp but the people have been more difficult to crack open. It's a tough one to explain, maybe even impossible for those interested unless of course they come and see ...
... I only have 45 euros on me. I asked if that would be okay, he agrees, we shake hands, onward and upward.
First full day in Crete, what should I do? BEACH .. obviously. I wake up around 7:30, wipe the sleep from my eyes, and notice a light coming through the crack of the door - sunshine !! (when I arrived last night it was very cloudy, sprinkles of rain). I open the door like cinderella opening window shutters ... only to find - clouds. Ah well, it’s ...
... joked that she needed the book because it was her first tour and then backed that up by saying she has actually been a guide for 25 years - starting when she was 5 years old! The Greeks have a dry sense of humour that sometimes isn't recognised.
Another dash back to shore and ship and another lunch on board as the ship heads for Santorini.
Everyone on board is buzzing and looking forward to this stop but dire ...