Elounda Mare Relais & Chateaux Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- TV Channel One Russia
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... 90% humidity, and the fur stores are a plenty…and EMPTY! The jewelry stores are inviting, but we resist. We went into one store – a woodcrafter. The craftsman was in the back working on yet another beautiful piece. He took simple olive wood and turned them into works of art. We found a bowl we liked, not expensive, but thought of lugging it; then we thought of cutting back – so we said no. He did ...
... rain, we did have umbrellas on us. But 500m down the road we realised the taxi needed to deviate down a tunnel rather than take our straight path and traffic was chaos and barely walking speed. So we gave her 5 Euro and bailed into the rain. So here we were wheeling suitcases, holding umbrellas, weaving in and out of traffic and through intersections looking for where our accommodation was. Of course we missed the hidden ...
... look while Mel stayed dry in the Jimmy. We decided it was a better day to sightsee from the car so we headed west down the coast to see what we could see. Mel decided that a little town we could see on the point from the freeway was worth checking out. So we weaved our way down some narrow winding streets. But as we started to climb on the other side, the road narrowed and steepened very quickly. Mel was not impressed and became stressed rather quickly. So much so she ...
... a sun lounge and both dozed off a little. To wake us up we went for a swim, our first in the Mediterranean. A bit cool to start with but very refreshing and as the weather started to change from the south it was warmer in than out. We hopped out and ventured into town for a snack. Found a lovely bakery where we had hot chocolate, profiteroles (called "soo" here) and chocolate mousse. As we sat the weather closed in complete with ...
... of town we found it only had a 1/2 tank of fuel. We rang and told them, bit of a casual bunch, not like hiring a car in Oz. Ali drove back to our resort before we swapped for the afternoon excursion. Ali navigated us up into the Lassithi Plateau which took in some good sights of a large dam and gorges. Mel got used to the small, tight and winding roads, changing gears ...