Hotel Calypso Matala
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- Swimming pool
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... leaping about the rocky terrain.
WE stop several times on our drive, Gallatin, the Church of Archangel Michael, Kastelli, Askoi. WE make our way onto (into?) the Lassithi Plateau - the birthplace of Zeus. WE even see the cave where the birth happened. WE drive up and down the mountains all day. Making it to Mesa Potami, and a fabulous little taverna where the lady makes all the food from produce in her own backyard (thank you to Lisa and Chris ...
... Maybe friends have abandoned us as well. I miss the Ontario North, the Canadian flag, and stupid comments in the media from Harper conservatives. I miss proper sized cars and fuel that costs $1.10. I miss refrigerating food that I enjoy eating. We all miss Maggie, our dog.
Although it has been an amazing adventure, each of us counts down the days until we reach home, thinking of how it will be to return. Lately, we ...
... 8211; courtesy of Abbot Agathagelos Lagouvardos. Letters of gratitude from Australia and New Zealand for his and the monastery’s help are displayed along with a memorial above the beach. The monks of Crete took a very active part in the resistance movement in Crete between 1941 and 1945 – some even were the leaders of the resistance groups and fought. So much for “turn the other ...
... my singlet, and then my coat on. Finally I loaded up all my pockets with my heavy stuff (books, plugs and recharge stuff etc.) I looked like mitchelin man and was very hot.
Lake night flight so ended up getting a taxi to the hostel. They had a curfew of midnight and I wasn't sure I could get a bus and find the place before then. No meter and ended up paying 15 Euro for a 15 minute ride (or less). Win some, lose some.
Heraklion – ...
Today we had a two hour drive along the highway to Knossos, an archeological site from the Minoan age. It was a Minoan palace that was nearly 4000 years old. It was home to a king who asked Apollo for a bull to sacrifice to honour Apollo. The bull was so beautiful though that the king sacrificed another one,which made Apollo angry. He then made the queen fall in love with the bull, which produced the Minotaur, a half human, half bull, which lived on human blood. ...