Hotel Kalafatakis

Platania, Platanias, Crete, 730 14, Greece | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Platanias

Last Day on Crete

A travel blog entry by clittle419

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... Greek salad, potatoes, and skordalia [skor-da-YA] (the garlicky spread/dip I had the other day that I couldn't think of the name - made with bread or potatoes as its base, potatoes in this case). All delicious again. We finished just in time for me to for me to get my things together, and Johnny and Nick dropped me off at the airport for my evening flight to ...

Samaria Gorge

A travel blog entry by clittle419

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... didn't work out. The ferry took us past a couple of the stopping off at a beautiful one in a crescent shaped bay with all the white washed buildings lining the beach. We got off at the second village stop where we boarded a bus back to Chania. But to get back into the mountains and off the coast we went through more switchbacks. I think I've been on more now than everywhere else ...

Elafonisi, Crete

A travel blog entry by clittle419

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... smelt as well as a Greek salad (seafood in descending order of deliciousness but it was all good). 8 Greeks, 1 Greek/S.African, and the 5 Americans: Yianni and wife, Michalis and Angela (Greek but actually born in S.Africa and has that accent) with daughter Anna Maria, Evanthia and husband, and Manoli and Maria. With Manoli being the philosopher and poet. And he looks like Don Quixote - with a little bit of a twirled mustache and ...

First Day in Chania

A travel blog entry by clittle419

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... past some of the old Venetian fortifications dating back to the 1500's, and then around the harbor itself along the sea wall to the lighthouse. Most of the old city dates back to the Venetians which arrived several hundred years before that. All the streets are very narrow, winding alleys Lunch was in an old Venentian building that has been hollowed out with no roof so it feels inside but your really ...

Old Town Chania, Crete

A travel blog entry by clittle419

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There's nothing quite like your taxi driver telling you to get out, walk down this dimly lit road that has nothing on it other than parked cars for the few hundred meters that I can see (in a foreign country I've never been to before), and turn left. So Doge hotel is that way? Go straight, turn left. My hotel is down there? Go, turn left. OK. And this is the same taxi driver that was at the front of the taxi ...

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This hotel, located on Platania, Platanias, is near Psaromoura Beach.
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