Hotel Knossos Souda
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The day started with a walk along the beach, we stopped to speak to a lady who was chatting to a younger man. They were both British and were interested in our travels. We passed the tavernas of which a couple were open and at the end of the beach where the waves were reaching the top we cut through to the road. We headed back and then had coffee before setting out for Rethymno. We need to top up the Internet and we can only do that at ...
... orange nets, they really stand out on the hills, Peak Park wouldn't allow them if we grew olives in Derbyshire.
At one of our photo stops we met a couple from Argentina, they had left their camper on the main land and had hired a car to tour Crete. They took some photos of Dream Catcher and said they really liked it.
We dropped down to Sougia an undeveloped resort with a waterfront promenade lined with many tavernas. It is of ...
... up to the fortress, passing the church which had a very ornate gateway with a clock and bell built in it. We explored the ruins and walked across the headland the views of both sides of the town were good from here and we could see the fresh snow on the mountain tops. It was very windy and the gusts buffeted us about. We walked back down and on to the sea front, the waves were pounding over the sea defences on to the road, we stopped to take some pictures, ...
... storm. We stopped outside, there were a couple if campers parked inside but only a small gate was open. Les walked in to investigate, the reception was closed up.He returned soaked, We sat and wondered wether to just open the other gate and drive in, just as Les got out again to see if there was anyone in the other campers, the owner arrived. He was happy for us to stay and would only charge 5 euros per night. Once we were parked I walked over to the on site cafe to use the wifi, the ...
We spent the morning packing the Land Rover ready to leave. Just after 11.00 am the owners came to say goodbye. We set off via the fuel station, at the station there was a group of cyclists, one of them came over to talk to Les about Dream Catcher, also another chap there though it was very good. We have decided to head to the western side for a few days. As we got further west the landscape became much more rugged, there are several hilly, rocky peninsular' s jutting ...
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