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The drive back to Chania didn't take long, we headed for the sports area with the sandy coves. When we arrived it was busy with people taking their daily exercise, walkers some with dogs, some with prams, joggers and cyclists were completing circuits if the park. We went for a walk up over the headland following a path that weaved in between boulders and shrubs, we could see some people swimming in the cove it looked very inviting. After coffee we took our chairs ...
... shop, whilst putting the bags inside one of the cans of beer either burst or I caught it and made a hole in it, anyway it sprayed all over the shower area. We cleaned up and drove into the centre. After lunch we explored the venetian harbour there were plenty of small fish swimming around, some of them glinted a lovely silver colour in the sunlight. we then wandered through the streets of the ...
We were up early as planned and at the palace before anyone else, in fact we had to wait several minutes to pay the entrance fee. There was a guide who kept pestering us to pay him 'not much money, just 20€ that's only 10€ each' he told us 'without a guide we would miss 90% of the site', what rubbish! We set off around the site. The palace built 4000 years ago by the Minoans gives an insight into the ...
... the cafes. We explored the old town a bit more finding the Rimondi Fountain with it's spouting lions heads before heading to the front to find a restaurant for lunch our New Years treat. We chose a traditional Greek place. It had an extensive menu, at the recommendation of 'The Old Druid' we both had Kleftiki, sliced of lambs leg slowly cooked with vegetables and potatoes, it was delicious! Washed down with beers. The ...
Before leaving the campsite we walked Logan on the beach, it's makes your ankles ache walking on the pebbles. The sea is much calmer, but the wind is still cold and gusty.
We set off to drive to the next village, we had to drive up into the mountains across one of the deep ravines and then come back down again.
The drive was lovely with the sun shining on the fresh snow. We frequently stopped to take photographs, once again we had ...
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