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... Crete so late! The trip was a bit choppy. Mikey managed to walk around and to the on-board cafe a few times. I tried a little walk but didn't feel so good when I did! I was fine just sitting, so that's where I stayed!! Suffice to say, I'm glad that was our one and only ferry experience of this trip!
Crete is the biggest and furthest south of the Greek islands, and almost felt like a separate little country all of its own. From east to west and north to south, ...
CHANIA, CRETE, OCTOBER 15, 2014
Today we are in Chania, Crete (pronounced HAN IA). This port city is on the western coast of Crete. It was founded in the 3 century BC.. It has been occupied by many ethnic groups over the years but it has always been Greek with the Greek language. Crete is the largest of the Greek Isles. There are over 35 million ...
... this fell into ruins and was removed, leaving the defensive
structures and major historical buildings. These buildings are in various stages
of restoration. The hill has a fine view over the town and harbour. After
exploring the area, we went down the far side of the hill to a taverna with a
fine view over ...
... rocks, and a small one fell close enough to Niall to make him jump. We could see where rocks had fallen previously, and you would not have wanted to be there at the time.
People have lived in small villages in the area since prehistoric times, but when the gorge became a national park, the last village was abandoned and is now used as a rest area and rangers' offices. The track is well provided with toilets, and drinking water from very pure springs, and is kept ...
... said, "Oh, okay, now do it again." He poured me another. "And now this time, you go slow." Ah - what an American thing to do - slam a shot. The second time I savored it - it was fresh and sweet and had a tangy burn all the way down. Although I missed all my friends and loved ones from home on my birthday, it was great to meet so many new people. And let's be honest, who needs birthday cake, when you can have Raki! ...