Hotel Alkyon Exopoli
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Today is our day at sea spending it leisurely reading, walking a couple of laps around the ship, having lunch and enjoying the ambience of being on our balcony. The boys bought a bottle of 16 yr old Scotch on board ship at a very good price so that will be the start of their happy hour ...
... everywhere, places and homes rundown, buildings started and never finished. The tour guide told us that during the mid 1900's lots of Turks came to Crete and built large mansions and they have now degenerated to a ramshackle shanty town. Entertainment tonight was Davie Howes, a musical entertainer. He played piano, fantastic, so talented. He also played wind instruments, a real all ...
... Black Hole, this was a black tunnel which twisted in a big circle then plummets at the bottom. I liked this one! For a couple of hours we played on the big slides then went down to a swimming pool. After the water park we went back to our villa for a relaxing evening. In the evening we went to a highly recommended restaurant in Gavalochori, the local ...
... the top of the cliffs. The stairs were narrow and wobbly so most people clambered over the rocks at the side of the path. We didn't make it all the way to the top as we ran out of time before the boat would leave. Then the boat did a short 15 minute journey to Balos Lagoon. This is a very pretty turquoise lagoon with sandy beaches. Jacob, Jasmin and I went off swimming quite far out but it stayed really shallow. The water was lovely and warm. When we ...
... beach. It is at the South west tip of Crete so the winds were quite strong. The sand was blowing against our legs and stinging. We searched for a quieter spot, and found one amongst some rocks, so we settled there. Jacob and I decided to cover a huge rock in sand, which took several hours!! First we had to chuck the sand at the rock then found some bamboo sticks and patted it down with them. ...
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