Grecotel White Palace
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- TV Channel One Russia
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Today is our day at sea spending it leisurely reading, walking a couple of laps around the ship, having lunch and enjoying the ambience of being on our balcony. The boys bought a bottle of 16 yr old Scotch on board ship at a very good price so that will be the start of their happy hour ...
... was built to lock the Minotaur in. Today there is just some stones and other pieces of rubble but from what I imagined I think the palace would be really impressive especially for something that was built 4000 years ago. Unfortunately a British archeologist, Arthur Evans, in the 1900's found it and tried to recreate the palace how he thought it should be. Modern archeologists now think he got it a lot wrong. At the villa we packed our bags because we are leaving ...
Today we had a long drive along the highway to Knossos, an archeological site. It was a Minoan palace which is nearly 4000 years old. It was home to a king who asked Apollo for a bull to sacrifice to honour Apollo. The bull was so beautiful though that the king sacrificed another one,which made Apollo angry. He then made the queen fall in love with the bull, which produced the Minotaur, a half human, half bull, which lived on human blood. A labyrinth was built to ...
... beach. It is at the South west tip of Crete so the winds were quite strong. The sand was blowing against our legs and stinging. We searched for a quieter spot, and found one amongst some rocks, so we settled there. Jacob and I decided to cover a huge rock in sand, which took several hours!! First we had to chuck the sand at the rock then found some bamboo sticks and patted it down with them. ...
... we were ready for lunch. In the afternoon we came back for another swim and rest at the villa. Then we went to Almyrida, a local village with a lovely beach. We played on the beach and swam in the sea for a couple of hours before going out for dinner at a beachside restaurant. Then we sat on the beach and watching the sunset while eating Ben & Jerry's ice ...