Hotel Oassis

Address: Palaiokhóra, Crete, 730 01, Greece | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located in Palaiokhóra.
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Travel Blogs from Palaiokhóra

Crete palace of Knossos

A travel blog entry by janerob55 on Jul 10, 2015

11 photos

... Mt Ida 2456 m ) that are close to the coast so there are no rivers or lakes on the island. We had a long drive to Knossos over 2 hours and stopped at a Taverna on the way. The Taverna also sold petrol. The palace of Knossos was the capital of Minoan Crete . It is the inspiration for the Minotaur. According to legend King Minos of Knossos was given a magnificent white bull to sacrifice to the god Poseidon but decided to keep it. This enraged Poseidon who punished the king ...

A walk too far

A travel blog entry by alister.bland on Jul 10, 2015

8 comments, 9 photos

... its smaller and more laid back.

I have a friend who is living there so looked him up and spent a couple of nights in the cafes there catching up with him.

In between that took on a couple of walks. One was east around the coast to Sougia – well part way. Didn't feel I needed to see it again as that was where I got a bus back from after the Samaria gorge hike. Nice walk and not too hard although I ...

Day 8 Kyle's birthday at Elofonisi beach

A travel blog entry by kristinkyle on Jul 03, 2015

1 comment, 8 photos

... two restaurants gave us raki that could have been confused for vodka, this time the raki was smooth and almond flavored, perfect for sipping as we gazed out over the harbor hustle and bustle. After dinner we wandered through the streets and alleys within the old city wall. It is a great place to people watch and e architecture is beautiful. A note about restaurants. I realize that I may later want the names of restaurants we have enjoyed to recommend to others so ...

Day 7 Chania Crete

A travel blog entry by kristinkyle on Jul 02, 2015

1 comment, 9 photos

We awoke late this morning still a little tired after our late arrival last night. I was just able to sync yesterday's post. Our hotel is an old Venetian building that has been beautifully renovated. We had the best yogurt I've ever had along with a huge variety of other items for breakfast in the charming courtyard. After breakfast we walked along the waterfront of the old Venetian harbor out to the light house to admire the ...

Chania and Samaria gorge

A travel blog entry by alister.bland on Jul 02, 2015

4 comments, 17 photos

... war cemetery. Not sure how he would have defended the bay. Don't think it was a wise decision on his part. Anyway the Germans were never going to land there so guess he was saved the embarrassment of having to defend it. Cemetery closed due to spraying. Not a good day for seeing what I had planned to see. I did manage to go around the back of the cemetery via the beach and have a look though so all ...