Grecotel White Palace
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- TV Channel One Russia
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Crete - never been here before. So it was with much anticipation that we set off on our tour. Not as charming as Santorini, parts of it a bit like a non graffitied, tidier version of Athens - not bad but not really amazing either. Their economy is very strong and they could survive independently from the rest of Greece. First stop was the Palace of Knossos. Interesting. Our tour guide Lena was good. She glossed over a lot of the dates and figures and just ...
... a Minoan palace might have looked like . We visited the throne room , the women's quarters. After walking around the palace we stopped in Knossos for lunch. Tim and I picked the taverna nearest the bus and order Sardines and a Greek salad. The sardines were not the kind we find back home in a can. They were really big and had lots of bones . We were later joined by Diedre who we share our sale with and sampled her anchovies From Knossos we drove back into Chania and spent ...
... windmills that pull water from the ground used in old times for irrigation, now mostly for tourism. We went to a small village life center with animals and examples of traditional crafts. For dinner we went to Maria's tavern, Blair quickly made friends with Maria, which was easy to do being the only people in the tavern for the entirety of our stay (two hours on a Saturday night). Then menu had two options written in size 36 ...
... PM, cutting it too close for me to comfortably souvenir shop and mail stuff out. So at about 6:30 AM I booked it to Heraklion. My schedule is to stop on Santorini for a couple of hours--just to say I did, and because everyone will ask me if I did--then make the hop to Naxos, putting me "home" sometime this evening. That'll give me plenty of time tomorrow to souvenir shop and deliver authentic Naxian goods to America.
I didn't get to do everything I wanted on Crete: I ...
... hot Cretan food tip). Its quite cool up there on the mountain, with the wind whipping about, it gets down to about 20 degrees. Must have been cold, Connor even put a jumper on!
WE make our way out of the mountains and start heading towards the coast again, getting into Agios Nicolas in the late afternoon. A brief stop at this port town and we head back to Heraklion to say goodbye to the Yaris. Not sure if Louise is very sad to see it ...