Grecotel Meli Palace
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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It was a quiet night on the harbour. After breakfast we walked on the beach with Logan, he was very wound up by all the local cats, sometimes he's like a dog possessed!
Before setting out for the day, we enjoyed coffee sat out on a bench on the harbour side.
The drive to Matala- In mythology this is where Zeus swam ashore with Europa on his back, in more recent times Matala earned legacy ...
... she could come and check us out. The food was delicious. Once we had payed and discussed what good year it is for olive oil, we drove into Ieropetra, the economic centre of the green house industry. We shopped and then looked for a top up shop, by the time we got to it it had closed for the afternoon, it amazes us that businesses make any money here, they always seem to be closed!
We drove along the coast occasionally, the road climbed over rocky outcrops and wound it's ...
We left our safe haven to drive to the Lasitsi Plateau at 900 metres high our guide book said, it's a vast expanse of green fields inter dispersed with almond trees and orchards. We stopped by the beach to walk Logan and drove through a couple of towns looking for somewhere to get some documents printed off, we couldn't find anywhere so started the climb up to the plateau. It wasn't long before we hit the snow line, ...
... We then had lunch in the shop's car park before setting off again. We parked in the Marina and followed the yellow arrows into the city. We walked out along the Venetian harbour to the fortress built at the end of it, we couldn't walk around it as the waves were crashing onto the roadway, the harbour and fortress were used recently in the making of the film 'El Greko'. From the fortress you can see the old ...
... the road. We were out about an hour other than a couple of cars we didn't see a soul, this could be because of the thick fog of dried sea spray covering our glasses!! When we got back Les took the hob apart, he couldn't find anything wrong with it other than the control board was full of dust, he gave it a good clean and reassembled it, it started first time, it's fascinating how much dust and grit we get in side Dream Catcher. It was ...