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Paul did get to the Fort and has the photos to prove it. Saturday - the long walk to Loutro. I was suffering with the heat so caught the Ferry and left Paul to 'tramp'. It was a long hot walk along some very narrow ledges but he made it and then we hit the beach! The blue blue water is lovely. ThenTaverna we are staying in is ok - nice ...
We left the UK on the 17th September - only 3 hours 10 mins to Chania - you forget how close Europe is compared to all the long haul flights we do! Chania is lovely - lots of Venetian influences - lovely to wander through the old streets and sample some traditional Greek cooking. Left Chania early and headed for the Omlous Plateau - bags dropped off at the hotel land then off to do a walk. We chose to walk to ...
Today we hiked the Samaria Gorge, roughly 1200m above sea level – right down to the ocean's waves on the South side of Crete. We boarded an early bus at 7:45 to arrive at the Gorge entrance for 9:00am. It was a long windy road to the top of the mountain that did not allow for any additional sleep. Often the road would change from two lanes down to one lane, which made the ride there interesting as we watched for oncoming traffic.
The guidebooks ...
... of years. They're attempting to restore it, although it looks like plans are on hold during the recession. Nearly all the buildings were closed while the brochure stated that each would hold different collections in the future once fully restored. All in all a great photo op being a high point in the city affording us great views of the town & sea.
Starving and looking for some of the restaurants from our guide book (hoping ...
... 3: September 17, 2013
Heraklion -> Agia Varvara -> Agii Deka -> Mires -> Timbaki -> Agia Galini
Last night we went to bed pretty early and thanks to that we managed to have a great nap (from 22.00 till 9.00)…sometimes itīs just necessary :) We served to ourselves a king breakfast (bread with cheese and tomatoes, fruit and yogurt). We left our room at 12.00 and headed to the bus station to take a bus from Chania to Heraklion.
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