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... of the harbor and lighthouse from the second floor windows.
After meandering along the streets of the old town and the market, we decided to grab lunch before boarding the bus to Heraklion. We decided to test out our new rules for Greek Restaurants:
1) Only eat at cute places. If the restaurant is beautiful, the owners take pride in the establishment and therefore their food.
2) Only order one appy and one main OR ...
... amp; dark fish. I’m not sure where Jen saw any yellow or orange in that water.
After the divemasters separated the groups, so those with more air could dive longer, I had a similar experience with my new dive 'buddy’. He was more interested in photography than occasionally checking in on me. At least though, he made an effort once in roughly 15 minutes.
When it was time for the fat guys group to ascend (or those that ...
... century BC! The potteries are for you Mum..they used some sort of wheel to turn their clay. The large urn is the same height as Brian it was turned in three to four pieces.....someone must have been the turner & someone else the potter surely? Must have been a combination of coils & turning. Later potteries were seen to be painted then the dark paint was etched. You may make out the little blue pottery....time after trade with exports & imports.
... was realizing at the site that Jen's memory card was still in the computer - thank god we have two cameras on this trip!
Returning to the hotel, we learned Athens had a 5.0 Earthquake that afternoon at 3pm. We had already arrived in Crete at that time, though Jen had told me earlier that she dreamt during our last night in Athens we were in an earthquake. Very curious indeed! Time to get some much needed sleep before diving ...
Antonia kindly took us to the local markets this morning. The vegetables are superb.. I know our vision is slightly clouded by excitement.. but they definitely are very good quality as we get to taste now & then. You are so right Manuela...self catering is going to be a struggle to slip back into! There are 2 microclimates here for growing fresh produce.. the plateau in the mountains & the low areas near the coastline....all year ...
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A pleaseant 1 nighter, you would not want any more as there is little to see around this area besides vines and olives. Really is one of the best breakfasts you can get in Greece, but for dinner, stay away from the vegetarian joint around the corner. These guys will recomend it, but every dish we received from the set menu had meat in it.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.