Travel Blogs from Crete
... Another 20-minute stroll through the streets of Corfu town brought us back to the ship. It’s been a beautiful, hot day in Greece so we’ll enjoy time to cool off on the ship before our lecture about "Greek Myth and History and the Ionian Sea," at 5 p.m.
We’ll have time to enjoy the evening in Corfu before leaving at 10 p.m. to head to our next destination: Preveza.
... half my beer across the table!
After returning to the hostel and spending the afternoon there, we went out to eat then made our first trip up to 'The View' to begin the much anticipated card tournament. After much chopping and changing of the rules, I edged myself into a narrow lead before scoring a record haul of 1336, to leave me firmly at the bottom of the pack (pardon the pun).Steve now had control of the game, and should have cruised home. He sensed ...
... the next one, set off on foot. Not far down the road I decided it was too hot and was time for a swim. So, swam until lunch time and went back to the resort for eats. Never made it to town. I started to feel fine anyway so didn't need to extra drugs.
After lunch a few of the other groups started to appear. I got chatting with Veronica and Diana (pretty happy I remembered their names as I still can’t remember all the people on my own tour), a ...
... have a couple with the new groups.
On the way back, the bus got rowdy. There are a few trigger songs that set of this lot. One of those songs came on and it was like feeding time at the zoo. We had people losing their shirts, swinging off the roof, doing he worm down the aisle, it was a party on the bus for sure. Arrival at the pool bar as disappointing, as all but maybe 10 of the other 100 people had gone to bed. Oh well you work with what you're give, and ...
... Toga party at the hotel where we all made togas out of bed sheets and spent the night drinking. Might have drank a bit too much and woke up with multiple bruises the next day from falling over... The third day was spent chilling by the pool and the beach eating ice cream. In the evening we went to a Greek meal with music and traditional Greek dancing. ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Alcyon Crete
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