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Heraklion is the main city on the Island of Crete. One of those places where it would have been good to have more time. The city itself is modern and uninteresting but it is the gateway to an island that is often spoken of. Time here is short and the weather still not perfect. Reluctantly I tag along to visit the Palace of Knossos or more correctly the reconstructed remnants and remains of the Palace. Once it was the centre of ...
... able to traverse through the narrow streets of the small mountain village, avoid the sheep, goats and other cars that utilize the same roads and not get too terribly lost:)
A contrast of old and new(er) worlds blends with a generous spirit and quiet reserve in Crete that made for an amazing time for the Meditteranean leg of our Europe adventure.
... and well executed museum. Luckily, most of the explanations were also in English.
Our final day was spent wandering in the city. We walked on the ancient city wall and then bought a natural sponge from a fisherman. He assured us we wouldn't find a better quality sponge from anyone else! It was extremely windy that day - the harbor was wild with waves crashing over the Venetian wall. We had dinner overlooking the harbor. A great end to a busy ...
... lose their hearts in San Francisco, and some lose their asses in Vegas, but I lost my hat in Santorini!!
Our hotel in Oia, Atlantida Villas, also located on the rim and overlooking the caldera, was just beautiful. The scenery was beyond what I expected. I also read that the last eruption on Santorini was in 1950 so hopefully 3 days wouldn't change anything!!
After getting settled into our rooms, ...
Today was a free day so the same crazy group that walked the hot road got together for breakfast and decided to hit the little shops and archeological museum.
Before the museum, we stopped back by the Lions Square and had the famous cream Bougatsa and a frappe!! Wow :)
It's strange how quickly people adapt to their surroundings. Today we were much more confident in crossing the streets whether there ...