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... time walking around. I would have loved to have spent longer here as it looked a really interesting town but unfortunately time would not allow. We made it back to the boat just in time as we were the last lot back on board . Tonight was the last night movie we would be watching . As we had had such a long day David said he had selected a short movie for us. it was his silent movie Buster Keaton's The navigator. It tells the story of two people stranded on a cruise ship on their own ...
From Chania I caught yet another bus to the south coast. This time to Paleohora. About 55km but still took 1.5 hours as the road goes over the mountain range and is relatively windy. Nice scenic road and some great vistas.
Paleohora a small resort town with many ex pats (British, German, Swedish) people living there either full time or for the 8 months of summer. Pretty busy with the summer influx of tourists. I think people like ...
Kyle's 30th birthday turned out to be an incredible day. We started off with the hotel bringing him a cake and singing to him during breakfast. Then we decided to take an adventure to the island's most famous beach. We drove for an hour and a half south through the mountains, much of it on the edge of a huge gorge. The views were incredible and there were several quaint villages cascading down the slopes. We spotted several picturesque churches and an abundance of ...
... fantastic seafood. At the end of the meal we were given free desserts and shots of vodka, an interesting way to end lunch! Kyle and I wandered the alleys a bit more before joining Ally and Blair back at e hotel for a rest. Tonight we plan on watching the sunset from the rooftop hot tub before heading to a restaurant in the city's old Turkish bath. We are already regretting only giving ourselves 3 days on this incredible ...
... 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 ...
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