Hotel Sunshine Matala
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... the interesting parts and the stories. So it was nice to go there but not mind blowing. I think we're all a little jaded from the barrage of cultural sights we've experienced in the last week or so. Probably the best thing was hearing from Lena about day to day life on Crete. How married couples are given houses by their parents, what age they marry, pregnancy out of wedlock is a precious baby and many Cretian brides walk down the aisle in their white dress ...
... PM, cutting it too close for me to comfortably souvenir shop and mail stuff out. So at about 6:30 AM I booked it to Heraklion. My schedule is to stop on Santorini for a couple of hours--just to say I did, and because everyone will ask me if I did--then make the hop to Naxos, putting me "home" sometime this evening. That'll give me plenty of time tomorrow to souvenir shop and deliver authentic Naxian goods to America.
I didn't get to do everything I wanted on Crete: I ...
... loved it. We stayed there for several hours, walking about and seeing the sights. There were lots of people lining up at the banks while we were there too. Queues of locals getting out cash from ATMs while the banks were closed. Lots of shops were asking for cash only purchases too. Not sure how this whole Greek/European Union thing is going to pan out, but I feel very sorry for the people who live here.
We left Chania in the ...
... t care at that point. I was done with Mt Ida, I wasn't going to make it to the summit in time, and if I could just make it down to the plateau I could hoof it back to the taverna. I did. Now I'm here, thoroughly disgusted that I tried and failed. To make it back to Naxos by Friday though (last day the post office is open) I need to get moving, South then East.
July 1, 8:26 PM -- Napoleon Restaurant, Ierapatera, Crete
... did it cost? What's your favourite place? Why is your face so red?
My most enjoyable answer to the question, "So what part of America are you from?" is, "The Canadian part." When they sheepishly apologize, I respond to those who are English, "That's okay, Irish people always make that mistake." Some get it, some don't. The same can be done interchangeably with Kiwis and Aussies.
Our favourite was when we ...