Hotel Efi

Malia, Crete, 700 07, Greece | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Malia

This one time a fisherman told me he was a doctor

A travel blog entry by keshiak on Oct 01, 2014

... sit and orders me a coffee. He yells from across a few tables, “where you from?” “Canada” I reply. “OH CANADA ! Beautiful ya?! Where in Canada?” “Stunning, my favourite place. I live on Vancouver Island, do you know of Vancouver?” I ask. He nods, and I continue to tell him that the Island isn’t far from Vancouver, and that you can take a boat or a plane to get to it. He gets excited, “boat ?! I’m ...

A quick stop

A travel blog entry by jegibbs on Oct 01, 2014

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Heraklion is the main city on the Island of Crete. One of those places where it would have been good to have more time. The city itself is modern and uninteresting but it is the gateway to an island that is often spoken of. Time here is short and the weather still not perfect. Reluctantly I tag along to visit the Palace of Knossos or more correctly the reconstructed remnants and remains of the Palace. Once it was the centre of ...

"Heraklion" english spelling for Iraklio, Crete

A travel blog entry by duchesne on Sep 28, 2014

2 comments, 17 photos

... excavated and interpreted by a British man and partially reconstructed for the purposes of showing it to the public. Thousands visit it every year. It is really hard to imagine such an organized and advanced culture as early as 1700 BC. Several Greek people spoke about this site to us and were definitely proud of it!

That same day, we went to the archeological Museum of Crete, where many of the artifacts of Knossos were housed. It is ...

Off to Santorini!!

A travel blog entry by lowolff on Sep 24, 2014

9 photos

... the best part - none of them saw a thing!!! LMAO

We then went to a restaurant and I enjoyed the meal and the breeze - lol!!

Ancient Greek Wisdom -

The road up and the road down are one and the same - Heraclitus (540-480 BCE)

Word of the day -

Ευχαρι 63;τώ [πολύ] - Thank you [very much]
ef-hah-rees-TOH ...

A walk through time...

A travel blog entry by lowolff on Sep 23, 2014

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... looked nice along the harbor.

Tomorrow we're off to Santorini at 09:00 on our first ferry! As of 00:19 my bags were packed and the alarm was set for 06:00 to catch a sunrise while still on Crete.

Ancient Greek Wisdom:
Pythagoras' Theorem: AA + BB = CC
Pythagoras of Samos (570-495 BCE)

Word of the day:

Please - Παρακα 55;ώ
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