Cretan Malia Park
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... even though it was very hot. I took a shower in the morning in a very tight little bathroom. We departed the ferry at 6:30 AM when we docked. Our driver picked us up and took us to breakfast here in Crete. We ordered Greek coffee which tastes like sweet dirt. The grounds are still very much so in it, but it was very strong and gave us a good buzz for the day! you get used to it. I had a crepe with bananas and nutella. Really good! We had wifi too! There are ...
Heraklion, the largest city of Crete, was built in 824 and its original name was Chandax. The current name of the city comes from the homonymous Minoan settlement that existed there in ancient times. Heraklion is a very attractive destination nowadays. Two museums, the Archaeological Museum and the Historical Museum of Crete are worth visiting. In addition the archaeological site of Knossos is located very close to town, being one of the ...
... Greeks believed that the goddesses Artemis and Athena used to bathe in this lake. At the bay of the city sailing races are often organized. Finally, from the hill of Saint Charalambos, you can enjoy the view over the city and the sea which is really ...
... now. 'We finally reached a closed gate and I got out with relief to open it so that we could progress onto some safer ground. As I was doing this I could hear a loudhailer above us on the mountain road. It turned out to be a jeep safari that we passed as we continued up.
As we got to the top we thought this is better…more of a proper road here..phew! NO!..we got so far and the road again turned into a track..a very ...
... in another part of Knossos, the king's daughter Ariadne fell in love with Theseus. To cut a long story short Theseus didn’t get on very well with his future brother-in-law or bull-in-law or whatever you want to call him so before he entered the Labyrinth to fight the Minotaur, Ariadne gave him a ball of thread which he unwound as he went into the Labyrinth so that he could find his way back by following it. Theseus killed the Minotaur, and then he and Ariadne fled ...
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