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Fourth of July In Crete with no fire works :( Today we drove from Chania to Heraklion to our new hotel. The drive took two hour through some beautiful country side that reminded us of California, but without all of the people. Once we got into Heraklion we saw a man pull off a no sign and start yelling at another man in Greek (referendum vote is tomorrow). Other than that, we have seen very little of the referendum besides signs ...
... places in the world that are this old, and you can just walk around them.
After Knossos, we decided to drive about the island for a bit - with a vague idea of making our way to Agios Nicolas. The scenery is quite spectacular - there are huge mountains, lots of rocks, some parts very arid, some parts very green. We see loads of fruit trees, laden down with fruit, olive trees getting netted for harvest, grapes on the vines and large numbers ...
... did it cost? What's your favourite place? Why is your face so red?
My most enjoyable answer to the question, "So what part of America are you from?" is, "The Canadian part." When they sheepishly apologize, I respond to those who are English, "That's okay, Irish people always make that mistake." Some get it, some don't. The same can be done interchangeably with Kiwis and Aussies.
Our favourite was when we ...
... in a café with the locals, and a beer.
Another day went right over to the south coast. It’s not so far – about 40km. The island of Crete is split (north and south) by mountains and the drive is quite scenic as you pass through the gorge in the mountain range – the same gorge that the fleeing British, Australian and New Zealand solders passed through in 1941 to escape the ...
... out. Again Tripadvisor exaggerated the quality of a nearby waterfront restaurant but we enjoyed the sunset, the service was cordial and the conversation lively. We spent the evening recounting our favorite parts of our 15 days in Turkey. We felt like we saw/did it all: mosques, call-to-prayer, women in burkas, carpet sellers, the grand bazaar, roof top views, hot air balloons, cave dwellings, ancient cave churches, underground cities, ancient roman ruins, enormous roman ...