Hotel El Greco Kokinos Pirgos

Address: Kokinos Pirgos, Crete, 702 00, Greece | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Kokinos Pirgos, Crete, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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Travel Blogs from Crete

Day 170

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Jan 18, 2015

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... to scores of hippies flocking here in the late 60's to take up rent free residence in the caves used for burials in Roman times.
We parked at the beach, there were a couple of other tourist cars parked, but no sign of the hippies, we were expecting groups of wrinkled faces with grey ponytails to be here!
The entry fee of 2 € paid we started to explore, the first caves were not very ...

Day 169

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Jan 17, 2015

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... she could come and check us out. The food was delicious. Once we had payed and discussed what good year it is for olive oil, we drove into Ieropetra, the economic centre of the green house industry. We shopped and then looked for a top up shop, by the time we got to it it had closed for the afternoon, it amazes us that businesses make any money here, they always seem to be closed!
We drove along the coast occasionally, the road climbed over rocky outcrops and wound it's ...

Day 162

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Jan 10, 2015

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... playing in the snow', even Logan enjoyed a stop were we threw snow balls for him to fetch, he couldn't understand why they either disappeared or they broke when he picked them up. Back at sea level we looked at the large pile of snow on the roof, it's a wonder it didn't cause any damage. We had another walk and then knocked off as much snow as we could before parking in a nearby archeological site's car park for the ...

Day 161

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Jan 09, 2015

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... and the tall arched buildings where the sailing ships were built. This port was a very busy trading area in the Venetian times. The yellow arrows led us to 25th Avenue, the Main Street through the city centre with a few grand buildings remaining. We had a quick look inside an old church were the first Bishop of Crete was ordained. Then passed through Lion Square so called after the Morosini Fountain. Nearly all the ...

Day 160

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Jan 09, 2015

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... then returned to the campsite. We seem to gave developed a fault with the hob today and it won't fire up, Les will look at it later. We cannot believe how cold the wind is and get out some winter clothes to put on. We hung the washing out using extra pegs and hoped it would dry in between the less frequent hail storms Next a brisk walk to warm us up. We walked into the local resort dodging the waves as they crashed against the rocks ...