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... it. This is yet another thing we will be trying to make when we get home.
From lunch we “hustled” (read waddled) back to the hotel to pick up our bags to make the 2:30 bus back to Heraklion. Though a fairly uneventful 3 hour drive, we were barely able to peel ourselves out of our chairs to start the 10 minute walk up the hill to the hotel. Thank god we were going uphill! With zero energy to get around, we opted for dinner at ...
After having a fabulous breakfast at our hotel, we walked down to our rendezvous point for our dive pick up. We made our way to Agia Pelagia for the first of our two planned dives. The whole day was quite the experience and we're each going to give you our own account.
Jen: This was a great experience in that we learned a lot – particularly to follow your instincts! We were a bit intimidated by the facts that the tanks were different from ours ...
So much to say, just pictures for now..write up tonight. Starts Neolithic period 7000 BC to the Roman 4th century AD
Just returned from a beautiful homemade meal, with Antonia & Vasili on their veranda, of rabbit, meat wrapped in cabbage leaves, Greek salad with tiny olives the size of small grapes & homemade feta, moussaka, homemade sweets of fruit preserved with honey. As we said the journey is in the people we meet.We have been so ...
... us just on time for the last English tour. On the way there, it was interesting to watch the cultural differences in traffic. A woman in the passenger seat, with a baby in her lap – firing up a cigarette! Crazy.
Our guide Eva spoke in a rather strange manner, putting emPHASis on the wrong syLABles. Besides that distraction she provided great insight into the Knossos site through her stories. Arthur Evans ...
Antonia kindly took us to the local markets this morning. The vegetables are superb.. I know our vision is slightly clouded by excitement.. but they definitely are very good quality as we get to taste now & then. You are so right Manuela...self catering is going to be a struggle to slip back into! There are 2 microclimates here for growing fresh produce.. the plateau in the mountains & the low areas near the coastline....all year ...
Other places to stay in Crete
Limin Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $205
Aghia Pelagia, Agia Pelagia | 5 star hotelfrom $193
PO Box 9 (Platanias), Chania | 3 star hotelfrom $68
- More like a 3 star
- Animation team
Limenas Chersonisou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $83
Limin , Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $65
Limenas Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $114
- Loved it, brilliant!
- Lovely Complex
- Poor Restaurant
Elounda Bay, Elounda | 4 star hotelfrom $269
- Simply marvellous
- Champagne for breakfast, stunning views and sweets on your pillow
Ag. Ioannis Street, Stalís | 4 star hotelfrom $118
Adellanos Cambos, Adelianos Kambos | 5 star hotelfrom $126
- Excellent hotel
- Highly recommended
- Loved this trip
Sissi Lassithiou, Sissi | 5 star hotelfrom $91
Elounda Lasithiou, Elounda | 5 star hotelfrom $353
- Can be wonderful, can be bad as well
Limenas Chersonisou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $81
- A realistic review...
- Great holiday
- Never again
1 Dedalou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $50
1A Malikouti Str. , Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $153
Mononaftis Area, Agia Pelagia | 4 star hotelfrom $116
52 S. Venizelou Ave., Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $99
- Not quite perfect
- Friendly staff
Anissaras beach, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $112
Kato Daratso | 4 star hotelfrom $104
Gouves | Hotelfrom $45
Akti Koundourou , Agios Nikolaos | 5 star hotelfrom $67
PO Box GR, Malia | 4 star hotelfrom $136
Rethymnon, Platanés | 5 star hotelfrom $116
Aghia Marina Beach, Agia Marina | 4 star hotelfrom $77
2 Igias Str, Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $132
75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion | 5 star hotelfrom $96
M. Portaliou 26, Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $108
- Fabulous Hotel Great Holiday
- Great hotel
- Loved Theartemis, Rethymnon