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... wondering what had arrived. Once they had moved on we got out to take a walk, we walked up the road passing some very strange rock formations, we could clearly see stalactites hanging down, mostly broken, behind them were large cave like recesses, they looked like big teeth. We tried taking a track close to the river but where the crossing to the other side was, was flooded. We turned back and continued up the road, taking a right turn ...
... and dog to spend the winter. He originates from Hamburg and owns a house in Russia near St. Petersburg. He's very friendly, he asked if we liked to fish, we told him 'no' and we asked if he did, he joked that his white beard was made of fish bones.
After lunch the rain had stopped so we put on our walking boots, our walking shoes are still wet from yesterday, and we walked into town. We crossed a bridge where the river from the mountains runs into the sea. it ...
... we needed was closed for repairs, we had to follow a diversion for quite a way. It's a good job that we have a map, when we rejoined the main road there wasn't any indication of which way to go to get back to where the turning that we needed was. As we dropped into Paleochora the storm was in full force, we stopped at the supermarket, the locals were double and treble parked to be as close to the doors as possible. As we were at the checkout the owner gave us a box of cakes as a gift ...
We got up at 4:30 to catch the bus from the nearby village of Kolimbari at 5:15. We had prepared a packed lunch the night before, so we had a quick breakfast and arrived at the bus stop in good time. While we were waiting we met a German couple from Hamburg who were also doing the walk and exchanged pleasantries in German (except Dave). The bus went along the old coast road, picking up people along the way, then more people from little side streets of Chania, so by the time ...
What an amazing way to start a new year. Today is my 34th birthday and I spent the day traveling through the Crete Mountains by bus. I saw all of the mountain side villages, visited a cave, spent time at the 17th most beautiful beach in the world and ate authentic organic Greek food in a little village. I met people from Cyprus, Australia and Ireland. And received a special birthday treat to finish my incredible stay in Crete. I started early in the morning (by ...
Other places to stay in Crete
Limin Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $258
Aghia Pelagia, Agia Pelagia | 5 star hotelfrom $257
PO Box 9 (Platanias), Chania | 3 star hotelfrom $63
- More like a 3 star
- Animation team
Limenas Chersonisou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $117
Limin , Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $130
Limenas Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $156
- Loved it, brilliant!
- Lovely Complex
- Poor Restaurant
Elounda Bay, Elounda | 4 star hotelfrom $235
- Simply marvellous
- Champagne for breakfast, stunning views and sweets on your pillow
Ag. Ioannis Street, Stalís | 4 star hotelfrom $113
Adellanos Cambos, Adelianos Kambos | 5 star hotelfrom $206
- Excellent hotel
- Highly recommended
- Loved this trip
Sissi Lassithiou, Sissi | 5 star hotelfrom $149
Elounda Lasithiou, Elounda | 5 star hotelfrom $398
- Can be wonderful, can be bad as well
Limenas Chersonisou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $114
- A realistic review...
- Great holiday
- Never again
1 Dedalou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $77
1A Malikouti Str. , Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $189
Mononaftis Area, Agia Pelagia | 4 star hotelfrom $142
52 S. Venizelou Ave., Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $178
- Not quite perfect
- Friendly staff
Anissaras beach, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $113
Kato Daratso | 4 star hotelfrom $121
Gouves | Hotelfrom $45
Akti Koundourou , Agios Nikolaos | 5 star hotelfrom $92
PO Box GR, Malia | 4 star hotelfrom $199
Rethymnon, Platanés | 5 star hotelfrom $316
Aghia Marina Beach, Agia Marina | 4 star hotelfrom $118
2 Igias Str, Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $128
75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion | 5 star hotelfrom $122
M. Portaliou 26, Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $119
- Fabulous Hotel Great Holiday
- Great hotel
- Loved Theartemis, Rethymnon