Hotel Alkyon Exopoli
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... day we get stuck with a flat to deal with before we drive to hora sfakion pronounced -***** ass fackeon- The kindness of strangers and a good rental company get us on our way. It's pouring. The roads are a bit slick so we follow the traffic to Virese, or virus if you like. Foreign language names are hard to remember so Paul calls it virus. Virus is the turning point for our next stop. Winding up and through the olive and bouldered countryside we cross ...
... are looking at and decided to ask a couple we saw walking with a guidebook if they spoke English. The reply was “Of course, we are from England!” He then told us we were at Aptera. It has been a very strategic location due to the deep natural port it overlooks. Kathy decided to attempt yet another selfie and it was indeed epic.
So, on our way out, we found the map, the name and the information regarding this ...
This morning we woke up in Chania, Crete. We had been to Crete some years ago but were on the other side of the island. It was OK then but it was nothing to rave about. Today's experience was completely different. I doubt there is a more charming and beautiful place on earth. Chania overlooks the Aegean Sea against a stunning mountain backdrop. We had no tour planned for the day. So we just walked around and got lost in the ...
... to work for our views. The paths were challenging with lots of stairs and large rough rocks. We were glad that we rented walking sticks from our guide. It was great to have them and not have to carry them on our entire trip. They certainly helped with my balance on the boulders and across the rocks in the river. We certainly needed to concentrate nowhere we were walking especially as we crossed the river ...
Day 1 was a driving and site seeing day. We arrived in Chania in mid afternoon which gave us enough time to get our bearings and spend most of the daylight hours around the lighthouse. Bob must have 500 pictures of this area including some fabulous sunset pictures. He has so many that when we found a tasteful tee shirt of Chania with an outline of the lighthouse I made him buy it! The official name of the lighthouse seems to be the ...
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