Grecotel White Palace
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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... the Greek way is not easy. From my ideas about Greeks along with past experiences, I always envisioned Greeks as just another version of Ukrainians who like to eat lots of good food, drink, and who know how to throw a good party. It's not that I've discovered this isn't true but what is I've found is that they are unlike any culture I have ever interacted with. The people I've met in Greece have been as diverse as the land around them. Each region, at least for ...
... me so far. In all instances since I've been here, I've been unable to find the complete experiences In order to fully understand it here, the people in particular. The lifestyle and system of living I'm beginning to grasp but the people have been more difficult to crack open. It's a tough one to explain, maybe even impossible for those interested unless of course they come and see ...
... br> The site is interesting and the representations of how historians believed the palace to be are certainly impressive. Our guide for the day had a well worn book with illustrations that (if we could have seen them through the sea of IPads taking photos) show how it probably was. There are books like this throughout Greece - they show a photo of the current ruins and an overlay that shows how it was .....in the beginning! ...
... From the stalactite/stalagmite depths of the Sfentoni Cave to the palace at Phaistos we've traveled the ancient roads of the Minoans, visited the Roman baths, seen some of the locales of WWII incursions and other civil defense battles that have provided an overview of the long history of invasions that have helped to shape the landscape and culture ...
... 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 ...