Hotel Elpis Bali
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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 ...
... time on this very special island. The island itself is much larger than I thought with so many places to explore and so many tavernas to visit:) We've done a good blend of relaxing by the pool, catching up on stories, visiting the beach, drinking, eating and visiting ancient sites but we've only begun to scratch the surface of this intriguing corner of ...
... and well executed museum. Luckily, most of the explanations were also in English.
Our final day was spent wandering in the city. We walked on the ancient city wall and then bought a natural sponge from a fisherman. He assured us we wouldn't find a better quality sponge from anyone else! It was extremely windy that day - the harbor was wild with waves crashing over the Venetian wall. We had dinner overlooking the harbor. A great end to a busy ...
Well the morning was overcast and there wasn't a sunrise but I was ready for it!
By 09:00 we were up, fed, checked out, and taxied down to the ferry in a bit of a harem scarem way. Those drivers were nuts!! Honking and speeding and .. Did I mention speeding?!! The trunks were bungee-corded shut with suitcases hanging out! However, we arrived safely at the dock where we met our Hellenic Seaways ferry. I took a ...
... 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.
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