Hotel Emerald

Plaka Apokoronou, Plaka, Chania Prefecture, Crete, 730 08, Greece | Hotel
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A drive in the country

A travel blog entry by maccanat29

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... take a photo!

Dinner last night was at the same restaurant we're at today, Aroma (not to be confused with Aroma Café in Perth or on campus!) and which I have also had the most enormous piece of chocolate cake served in an ocean of chocolate sauce syrup.

In the photo you can also see the backgammon/chess board that was a joint purchase between Andrew and Bronte. The concentration at the table was fierce ��
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Delightful Chania

A travel blog entry by maccanat29

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We arrived in Chania (pronounced Harn-ya) on Saturday. Despite initially thinking otherwise, we hired a car to drive from Zaros to Chania; wheeling all our luggage (65kg) 1.5km to get to the bus stop in Zaros at 6am was too hard!

The roads from Zaros to Chania look, on the map, like scribble drawn by a 3 year old. It could ...

Cretan Clans

A travel blog entry by paulej4

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... in, one offering meat on fire.

Fishermen cast lines from rods and reels or with only their bare hands. I never saw anything caught by these men and after a short while, they disappeared. Taking their place were more and more families headed by men spinning and twirling what I take to be prayer beads as they walked and talked. This is, on Sunday, a very social place with most of the seats in the many outdoor cafes ...

Plaka

A travel blog entry by lonnie24

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... live in the small Greek seaside village named Plaka and the tiny island of Spinalonga, where the nation's leper colony once was located between 1903 - 1957.

After reading the book and passing it on to Paul, we decided to visit Plaka and retrace the Petrakis family's historical footsteps. We never could have imagine the joy, we would experience during our 6 day stay in glorious Plaka. As we drove into Plaka via Elounda, another ...

What a beautiful town!

A travel blog entry by kay_douglas

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... to return some day. One another note, I haven't really talked about local nuances. If you are interested, you can check out this link for an update... http://safety.worldnomads.com/Greece/67 353/Toilets-in-Greece-Tissue-Issues#axz z2iAzL1y56 Tomorrow we hit the road again, hopefully with more success finding our accommodation, and head back to ...

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This hotel, located on Plaka Apokoronou, Plaka, is near Archaeological Museum.
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    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding