Hotel Alianthos Garden
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Kyle's 30th birthday turned out to be an incredible day. We started off with the hotel bringing him a cake and singing to him during breakfast. Then we decided to take an adventure to the island's most famous beach. We drove for an hour and a half south through the mountains, much of it on the edge of a huge gorge. The views were incredible and there were several quaint villages cascading down the slopes. We spotted several picturesque churches and an abundance of ...
We awoke late this morning still a little tired after our late arrival last night. I was just able to sync yesterday's post. Our hotel is an old Venetian building that has been beautifully renovated. We had the best yogurt I've ever had along with a huge variety of other items for breakfast in the charming courtyard. After breakfast we walked along the waterfront of the old Venetian harbor out to the light house to admire the ...
... lost. It is kept really well.
Chania was the setting off point for me to hike the Samaria gorge. An early morning bus (6am) to the top of the gorge (Omalos) (about 1 hour) and then a long walk downhill through the gorge. The first part was a long zig zag down to the base of the gorge ( from about 1300 meters). Then it was a 15km through the gorge going slightly down hill all the way (the way ...
... in the world, she said that "British wines were winning awards". We all should think about our favourite British wine for a few minutes.
We are all tired of talking, except for Jack, of course.
We are tired of unfamiliar food, and miss our own beds. We have been away so long, it sometimes feels as though we have abandoned our friends and we get excited at a friend email. They are few and far between ...
... in a café with the locals, and a beer.
Another day went right over to the south coast. It’s not so far – about 40km. The island of Crete is split (north and south) by mountains and the drive is quite scenic as you pass through the gorge in the mountain range – the same gorge that the fleeing British, Australian and New Zealand solders passed through in 1941 to escape the ...