Georgioupolis Beach Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... his wife Pasiphae to fall in love with the animal. The result of this union was the Minotaur (half man half bull) who lived in a labyrinth beneath the kings palace munching on youths and maidens. The site was discovered in 1878 by Minos Kalokairinos The excavations began in 1900 by english archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans and continued for 35 years . Archaelogists tend to disparage Evans reconstructio. The buildings (palace courtyards private apartments and baths) give a fine idea ...
... and walking along the shore. We decided to skip the other beach we had planned to visit and ended up staying at Elofonisi for about 5 hours before winding our way through the islands. For dinner the hotel helped us book a spot at a rooftop restaurant overlooking the harbor and sunset. Although the restaurant Pallas was more Italian than Greek food, it was delicious and the ambiance could not be beat. At the end of each meal they serve raki shots to you and while ...
... fantastic seafood. At the end of the meal we were given free desserts and shots of vodka, an interesting way to end lunch! Kyle and I wandered the alleys a bit more before joining Ally and Blair back at e hotel for a rest. Tonight we plan on watching the sunset from the rooftop hot tub before heading to a restaurant in the city's old Turkish bath. We are already regretting only giving ourselves 3 days on this incredible ...
Moved a little further west – 60km- to Chania. Yet another Venetian port and another "old town". Once again a pretty old town with lots of narrow alleyways, cafes and tourist shops. But nice.
Went to visit the war museum one day but closed due to renovations. Then out to Souda Bay to have a look at the bay that General Freyberg thought he had to defend rather than the airport at Malame. And ...
... Apparently we are either idiots or super human. To compound our insanity, we combined our hike with a drive up a gorge they had recommended as its own sightseeing tour. The drive was incredible with winding switchbacks through olive groves tinkling with the sounds of free range goats. Unexpectedly, small villages would emerge each sporting immaculate churches etched into the hillsides. By 11:30 we had arrived at the start of the hike (1250m elevation) and by 11:45 we were ...