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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Lucia Chania
Best to have a room at front with a water view .
Clean, good bed, hot water.
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... a Minoan palace might have looked like . We visited the throne room , the women's quarters. After walking around the palace we stopped in Knossos for lunch. Tim and I picked the taverna nearest the bus and order Sardines and a Greek salad. The sardines were not the kind we find back home in a can. They were really big and had lots of bones . We were later joined by Diedre who we share our sale with and sampled her anchovies From Knossos we drove back into Chania and spent ...
... don’t think I took the last couple of km in much.
I got to Elafonisi about 4 so only had an hour to enjoy the beach there (stunning) before a bus back to Chania at 5. I thought about staying the night but because of my ankle decided against it. I wanted a bed and ice. Beautiful bus ride back. Next time though will hire a car, go straight to Elafonisi and spend the day enjoying it, and stop in the small mountain ...
... lost. It is kept really well.
Chania was the setting off point for me to hike the Samaria gorge. An early morning bus (6am) to the top of the gorge (Omalos) (about 1 hour) and then a long walk downhill through the gorge. The first part was a long zig zag down to the base of the gorge ( from about 1300 meters). Then it was a 15km through the gorge going slightly down hill all the way (the way ...
... cost a lot more. Made all the more perilous by the occasional tour bus with no qualms about careening into blind turns with six inches of clearance on either side.
Of course I got lost looking for Elafonisi. The signage in Greece is not the best. Sparse, sometimes hidden, and often in Greek. I missed my turn, turned around, and was finally about 6km away when I noticed my rear brake felt light. I slowed down to confirm. Yep, the rear brake was out. So ...
We appreciated the accommodation to change our schedule to better fit the forecast for hiking. However, the tour ended up being quite different than we expected based on what Margarita indicated following her conversation with Asimina Tours to make the arrangements. We understood the meal would be at a monastery, although we thought the activities would remain largely the same.
In the end, ...