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... drove to Makryolagios, which I have to say is one of the most attractive beaches we've seen here. Gorgeous waters, sand, sand and more sand and lots of places to eat and drink. The perfect place to wind down before we return to Elounda and pack. Three weeks has raced by but we have loved our time away and also relished the opportunity to spend three weeks in each other's company and (Friday aside) only each other's. We also hear the UK (South) weather has perked ...
We were welcomed to our Olympos accommodation as members of the family and almost begged to return next year: "we build this place for people like you, not. Just any people, special people". We're thrilled we stayed there at night as no one does really, and in the day, it's a little coach party territory so we were pleased to see it late evening and early morning (before 10), without the hoards. That said, ...
... to Monday, we are flying. Flying on a forty seat twin engine pray to Zeus airlines, but the good news is that even though the bus does not go to the airport that we need to be at 65km away by 10am, apparently if we speak to the bus driver, he will just drive it there "this is Greece, it doesn't matter here", and one begins to love them a little more but also understand why the highly structured Germans might ...
Crete - never been here before. So it was with much anticipation that we set off on our tour. Not as charming as Santorini, parts of it a bit like a non graffitied, tidier version of Athens - not bad but not really amazing either. Their economy is very strong and they could survive independently from the rest of Greece. First stop was the Palace of Knossos. Interesting. Our tour guide Lena was good. She glossed over a lot of the dates and figures and just ...
... there is on the complex of 36, so we will be spoilt once more - and the coins will have a more critical impact. We are venturing to Spinalonga tomorrow, we can see the island former leper colony from the apartment and spent breakfast watching the boats heading over, so as impatient as we are we're off there tomorrow. It was either that or the Samarias Gorge but Keith is worried we might break our legs and so it's better to do that in week three rather than week ...
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