Golden Beach Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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The city called Heraklion, or if you like, Iraklio. Two names for the same place. It's the big island. Once treed and lush, it was clear cut for timber to build ships. The Minoans ruled the seas. It was the whole world then. 5,000 years ago. Give or take a thousand. Imagine deforesting an entire island the size of Crete. We do it every year in BC. Haven't learned much have we? Lisa and i have hit the seawall early. Walking along, we stop to ...
... to our "VIP" lounge. There were maybe ten people in the entire cabin, we had our own food bar with coffee machine, sandwiches, cold drinks, etc. (by the way the chicken burger was worse than what you get at McDonalds), massive windows opening to the entire front and sides of the ship, and big red cushy reclining leather seats. Oh, and Greek basketball on the TVs--I believe Athens was playing some Turkish team. The ferry barely seemed to move as we moved ...
... city, with a long city history going back to the 350 years under Venetian rule. Lots of ruins from Venetian times, Roman times, the Byzantine era. Not your typical blue and white city. The whole city is flat roofed, max 3 or 4 stories, mediterranean style in cream stucco. Attractive, rambling along the foothills of the mountains of Crete.We decided to take the circular tour in the double-decker. Really the best way to tour the ...
... courts, bumper cars, and skating rinks. It's a little obnoxious... but fun. We were expected to have warm and sunny weather all the way to the Greek Islands. Our first day was a "Sea Day" which was spent cruising down the Italian coast. That morning we woke to the ship passing through a relatively small canal in between the Italian island of Sicily and the toe on the boot of Italy's mainland. What a sight to see in the morning! Rob and I relaxed by the pool in the sun eating ...
... 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 ...