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... to scores of hippies flocking here in the late 60's to take up rent free residence in the caves used for burials in Roman times.
We parked at the beach, there were a couple of other tourist cars parked, but no sign of the hippies, we were expecting groups of wrinkled faces with grey ponytails to be here!
The entry fee of 2 € paid we started to explore, the first caves were not very ...
... she could come and check us out. The food was delicious. Once we had payed and discussed what good year it is for olive oil, we drove into Ieropetra, the economic centre of the green house industry. We shopped and then looked for a top up shop, by the time we got to it it had closed for the afternoon, it amazes us that businesses make any money here, they always seem to be closed!
We drove along the coast occasionally, the road climbed over rocky outcrops and wound it's ...
... just a little at the side of the road, as we climbed it steadily became deeper until it was about 2 feet deep, the road was clear of snow, but narrow in places. We stopped at the top of the hill to take a photo of the remains if a row of windmills built along the ridge. The wind was strong and bitterly cold as we trampled in the snow to get a good shot. We drove down a short way and then climbed again passing ...
Just an occasional hail storm this morning, so we are going to drive into Heraklion the 5th largest city in Greece and the capital city of Crete. We stopped along the way first to let Logan have a run and then to shop, as well as food we bought a cheap electric fan heater, we thought that when we have hook up we could use it instead of the diesel heater. Also as we will be coming back across Europe in the winter it will ...
... WIFI, however the signal isn't very strong. Driving on we stopped at the supermarket for bread, Les nipped in, whilst he was gone I tried WIFI connections on my iPod, I could pick up bus 88, probably as it was parked behind us, unfortunately it then drove off! Simple Cafe, over the road had a good signal but it was locked, I tried using 'simple cafe' as the password and it connected. We completed our internet tasks parked on the main ...
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