Hotel Mary Elen
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... one had concentric circles on the ceiling another Buddhas and a Buddhist scene with lotus flowers. Many if the caves had names and dates of their occupants, mostly date were in the 70's.
The cove here is very pretty with a crescent shaped beach, lovely clear water, it would have been lovely living rent free in such beautiful surroundings.
As we walked back to the car park a group ...
... they looked like rows of Tibetan stupas in lines at the side of the roads, at one place we waited whilst a tractor pulled a pickup out. Some villages had a variety of snow ploughs, diggers and tracked vehicles clearing smaller roads. Several times we had to wait several minutes until they had finished, at another spot a couple of farmers were squashing sheep into their pickups keeping them inside the back with ...
... closed, just a few tavernas and cafes were doing business. It's still bitterly cold so we don't wander about for too long. Heading back to the campsite we noticed signs for Karteros Canyon, intrigued we followed the signs, a few miles later after passing through some villages we turned onto a track leading into the canyon we ducked and dived through olive trees and four foot tall reeds, we crossed 3 fords coming to ...
... 7 O'clock, we hung the nearly dry washing around where we could inside and decided a quick standby tea was in order, we keep a jar if pasta sauce for just these occasions, unfortunately I knocked it off the worktop and it smashed onto the floor splattering everywhere with tomato sauce, our 'last resort' tea was put into operation, soup and sandwich. We hope the weather will be better tomorrow so we can go into Heraklion for some ...
The overnight hail, thunder and lightening disturbed us several times, we are reluctant to get up until the heating has warmed up. There are occasional breaks in the rain today, so we took the opportunity to take Logan out. We walked along the road which is flooded in places, were well wrapped up with full waterproofs on, the wind is bitting cold. We walked for around an hour passing an estate of military houses and beyond them an almost deritict area of what we think must have ...
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