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Address: Heraklion, Crete, 70007, Greece | Hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from Heraklion

Day 170

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Jan 18, 2015

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... we had too bend double yo get into them. They were very similar to the burial cave that we have visited in both Greece and Turkey, with tombs cut into the rock. Some had large arches carved into the walls with shelves below them, and some had niches where votive would have been placed. As we climbed along the narrow ledges between the caves the ceilings became higher, some of the interiors had 70's ...

Day 169

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Jan 17, 2015

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... 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 ...

Day 162

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Jan 10, 2015

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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, ...

Day 161

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Jan 09, 2015

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... closed, just a few tavernas and cafes were doing business. It's still bitterly cold so we don't wander about for too long. Heading back to the campsite we noticed signs for Karteros Canyon, intrigued we followed the signs, a few miles later after passing through some villages we turned onto a track leading into the canyon we ducked and dived through olive trees and four foot tall reeds, we crossed 3 fords coming to ...

Day 160

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Jan 09, 2015

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... WIFI, however the signal isn't very strong. Driving on we stopped at the supermarket for bread, Les nipped in, whilst he was gone I tried WIFI connections on my iPod, I could pick up bus 88, probably as it was parked behind us, unfortunately it then drove off! Simple Cafe, over the road had a good signal but it was locked, I tried using 'simple cafe' as the password and it connected. We completed our internet tasks parked on the main ...