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Travel Blogs from Heraklion

Day 9 lasithiti plateau

A travel blog entry by kristinkyle on Jul 04, 2015

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... or spaghetti". We choose chicken, which was an excellent choice. This really felt like a home cooked meal as Maria cooked the food ten feet from us in her oven and brought the salad to our table with the small glasses for wine. All told, for wine, water, chicken, potatoes, salad, raki (geek alcoholic drink) for FOUR people the total bill was only 42 euros. We also had some extra entertainment as across the street at the ...

Croquettes and packing

A travel blog entry by snibbertort on Jul 02, 2015

4 comments, 1 photo

... of the Minotaur and the labyrinth is supposed to have taken place. We're excited to see it. Then after that we catch a plane to Athens. Greece is having some financial trouble right now, so we plan to be very careful to avoid any demonstrations or protests. But we've been told by everyone we've talked to that we'll be just fine as tourists, and will likely not even notice or see anything unusual. We're looking forward to visiting the ...

Crete: What an amazing island!

A travel blog entry by missmm_2206 on Jul 02, 2015

5 photos

... in central Heraklion - Had Greek salad, tatziki, mixed chicken plate for two, and there was enough food brought out for at least four people. The staff then brought us melons and some rake - which was strong enough to grow hairs on your chest. Very much enjoyed that eating experience.

Day two on Crete saw us driving towards the Palace of Knossos, for a wee bit of ancient history. Such a large site to explore. All quite low key - there are ...

First cultural activity completed today

A travel blog entry by laurammitchell on Jul 02, 2015

1 comment, 4 photos

After a slightly earlier get up (1.30pm) and another clean up of the apartment Katie, Nicola and I went and had a look round the old Malia. Saw some traditional Greek architecture and eyed up some restaurants for the last night. On our return katie and Jemma prepared a stir fry whilst Nicola and I went for a swim. We are now about to have a pre-party ...

Snorkeling and a hike

A travel blog entry by snibbertort on Jul 01, 2015

Today we went on a hike through the hills to a small cove. Once we got there, we went snorkeling and saw tons of little fish. I had never been snorkeling before, so it took some getting used to breathing through the snorkel, but once I got the hang of it I had a lot of fun. The water was so clear and blue that you could see all the way to the bottom. We had tea and cookies ...