Hotel Cretan Philoxenia Nikos Beach
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... windmills that pull water from the ground used in old times for irrigation, now mostly for tourism. We went to a small village life center with animals and examples of traditional crafts. For dinner we went to Maria's tavern, Blair quickly made friends with Maria, which was easy to do being the only people in the tavern for the entirety of our stay (two hours on a Saturday night). Then menu had two options written in size 36 ...
... with beer. So since last night was our last night here, we decided to order the croquettes. They were very interesting! They're shaped like logs about the size of an egg roll and they're essentially deep fried gravy. Not the healthiest food, but they were delicious. And we all thought it was hilarious to be eating Dutch food in Greece. Today we're headed to the ruins of Knossos, which was an ancient Minoan settlement and is also where ...
... kerb all day. Good to know.
So what can I say about Crete.
I think its called the food bowl of Greece - and there appears to be a very good reason for that. The food here is amazing. We were lucky that we got some very hot tips about where to eat while we were here. Not able to get to all the places on that list, but did get to at least three of them. And I also have to mention the breakfast food here at the hotel. What an amazing ...
After a slightly earlier get up (1.30pm) and another clean up of the apartment Katie, Nicola and I went and had a look round the old Malia. Saw some traditional Greek architecture and eyed up some restaurants for the last night. On our return katie and Jemma prepared a stir fry whilst Nicola and I went for a swim. We are now about to have a pre-party ...
... beach and then hiked home for lunch. We had a great time but all of the swimming really wore me out and I fell asleep on the car ride home. Now I'm off to shower all of the salt off of myself and maybe play some pool with chris and Kelly before dinner. We're having a great time and Crete has been one of our favorite places. Tomorrow we'll be leaving and we're all sad to ...
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