El Greco Hotel

4 Str 1821 , Heraklion, Crete, Greece | Hotel
Prices starting from $47.00
 

Travel Blogs from Heraklion

The Freedom to Fail

A travel blog entry by keficrew

Samuel Beckett once said "fail, fail again, fail better."

This is not only the theme of the Creativity Workshop, but also such an important lesson for anyone desiring to tap into the creative spirit that lives in all of us. I have been so inspired by the workshop this week. I'm just going to say it - many professional developments are a waste of time. Professionals ...

A Blank Canvas

A travel blog entry by keficrew

... just write these thoughts and when the time is up, even in mid-sentence, stop. Go back and read what was written and pick out some words that impact you and write from there. It is amazing. No pressure. No fear. Maybe no jewel but the canvas is not blank and one day a jewel will appear!

Happy writing. ...

Matala

A travel blog entry by clittle419

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... then some sort of old (ancient) historical piece like most other Greek towns. And according to the book Joni Mitchell was inspired to write Carey because of it (never heard of it or at least don't recognize the name so I can't comment yet). The town is centered around a crescent shaped bay with 60-70 ft cliffs on each side that slope down to the water at each of the far ends. On one side there are ancient Roman tombs hewn ...

To Matala, Myrtos, and Ag. Nikolaos

A travel blog entry by clittle419

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... coast (by car this time) to the town of Matala, then east to Myrtos, and then NE to Agios Nikolaos. First I've never seen an olive tree before a week ago. Second, I never dreamed I'd see so many. They're everywhere. I mean everywhere. I don't know how they even harvest that many not to mention harvesting the ones on sides of mountains. Supposedly there are 30 million in ...

A Pile of Rocks and Iraklion

A travel blog entry by haysnoe

... on the island. What I found particularly fascinating was that geologists propose that the first major palace erected on the site was badly damaged in an earthquake in about 1800 BC and then later finished off in about 1700 BC, after being rebuilt and added on to in the meantime, by a very large earthquake and subsequent tsunami. This part of the world has historically experienced major earthquakes regularly, even some that have killed tens of thousands of people in the past ten ...

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This hotel, located on 4 Str 1821 , Heraklion, is near Iraklion Archaeological Museum, Ammoudara Beach, Loggia, and Gournia.
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