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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... they spend the next 45 minutes getting mixed together and heated. After that they will separate the olive oil off the top watery mash. The oil is weighed and the remaining skin and seed extract becomes a brown mixture used to feed livestock. Out of 42 bags we had 2,000 Kg of olives that produced 318 liters of oil. They let me have 3, which equate to about 10 euros. Hardest $12.50 I think I have ever ...
... are a must, as an occasional olive comes flying at you face. After the tree is free of olives, nets are collected with branches, leaves and olives. They are taken to a hand sifter where most of the branches and some leaves are separated. The remaining olives and leaves mix, are put in 100 pound bags. We did 15 bags today, which is pretty good. After 9 hours of battling branches and waving this wand, carrying the bags and sifting for crete gold, I am tired and my shoulders are crazy ...
Today I made it out to the farm, where I will spend the next bit of time, being a farmhand. The owner is Kostos and his wife will be the main ones hosting. They have three sons that help run the hotel and will help with the harvest on the farm. They have several hundred trees that they will harvest over the next couple months. It sounds like we will start harvesting in a few ...
... and here is a prime example. So let's get back on track here, roughy 16 days ago I made a boo boo and in a normal country the correction may have only taken a day or two but here, I've been battling since the mistake was made, the result, here I am in a hotel in a place I never planned on visiting. The story's long and the history complicated so I'll just say that now I'm stuck here for the day. Not enough time to explore the surrounding beauties and too much time ...
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Friday 3 October
Fortified by our excellent breakfast, we
decided to find the Kronios Cave, which was signposted as being quite near the village of Tzermiado. ...