Akti Olous Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... they spend the next 45 minutes getting mixed together and heated. After that they will separate the olive oil off the top watery mash. The oil is weighed and the remaining skin and seed extract becomes a brown mixture used to feed livestock. Out of 42 bags we had 2,000 Kg of olives that produced 318 liters of oil. They let me have 3, which equate to about 10 euros. Hardest $12.50 I think I have ever ...
... are a must, as an occasional olive comes flying at you face. After the tree is free of olives, nets are collected with branches, leaves and olives. They are taken to a hand sifter where most of the branches and some leaves are separated. The remaining olives and leaves mix, are put in 100 pound bags. We did 15 bags today, which is pretty good. After 9 hours of battling branches and waving this wand, carrying the bags and sifting for crete gold, I am tired and my shoulders are crazy ...
Today I made it out to the farm, where I will spend the next bit of time, being a farmhand. The owner is Kostos and his wife will be the main ones hosting. They have three sons that help run the hotel and will help with the harvest on the farm. They have several hundred trees that they will harvest over the next couple months. It sounds like we will start harvesting in a few ...
... the tourist streets so where am I then.... In a restaurant/cafe talking with the waiter and passing the time. ------------------- Lately I'm always prepared for a party, packed with everything I'd need for the night in case I decide to crash on someone's couch, got my contact lenses and solution, change of clothes and my toothbrush, what more do I need. So here in Hersonissos is where I thought I'd finally find the party I was looking for. After settling into ...
... their own motive power.
From the village we headed towards Lassithi,
but found the road on our map was blocked buy a new dam, so we had to turn
around and go another way. The Lassithi Plateau is ringed by hills , so to get
to it we drove up a particularly long, steep windy ...