Hotel Knossos Souda
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... a little cooler this morning. A lovely path along the cliffs next to a very blue sea! We swim at Sweet Water Beach - very welcome - then up and along a really lovely cliff path. We arrive and find our luggage has been delivered to the Samaria Taverna. Lunch and then it will be back to Chania by taxi. We fly home tomorrow - a very good ...
... its first lot of tourists - some will walk up the Gorge! At about 14.30 the first lot of walks emerge from the Gorge and fill the bars and restaurants until they all leave on the Ferry at 17.30 and then peace decends. Friday - we have a rest day - great swimming from the beach - lovely warm sea. Paul has now gone off to walk to a Fort while I sit in the bar and write this blog! Loutro tomorrow - a coastal ...
... lives in 2006 due to falling rock here, which provided all the more incentive to keep a swift pace while keeping the photos to a minimum. That was difficult at times because of the incredible colours and patterns in the rock walls. Moments after taking photos, I wonder what the sound of a falling rock sounded like and realized it was time to keep walking.
Four and a half hours of hiking later, we reached the trail exit checkpoint. However, the ocean ...
... and this has proven worthwhile in our travels so far.
Arriving in Chania for dinner roughly an hour later, the hotel manager gave us some food recommendations for the evening. We headed towards the harbor at sunset visiting many shops along the way. The harbor was extremely beautiful and hopping with nightlife. The picturesque lighthouse on the horizon was a great scene at dinner time before our long hike tomorrow of the Samaria ...
... 7th c. A.D. along with the invasions by Saracene pirates. It was constructed to control Souda Bay. Its name is derived from the mythic battle between the Muses and the Sires in which the defeated Sirens threw their feathers, thus remaining featherless ("apteres"), became white and fell into the sea, forming the small islands in Souda Bay. We saw evidence of occupation by Greeks, Romans and Germans. Nice swim at the beach just west of ...
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