Hotel Olga Pyrgos Psilonerou
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Paul did get to the Fort and has the photos to prove it. Saturday - the long walk to Loutro. I was suffering with the heat so caught the Ferry and left Paul to 'tramp'. It was a long hot walk along some very narrow ledges but he made it and then we hit the beach! The blue blue water is lovely. ThenTaverna we are staying in is ok - nice ...
... Col (1780 metres) to test our legs ready for tomorrow. Very ************* loose stones - but the path is well marked - this is the E4 which links up through Spain and France. This is the first real mountain test for my knee - it holds up well. But I let Paul go up to the Col. It is not the ascent but the decent! Using two walking poles have made a huge difference. The views down into the Samaria ...
... their return. Jen and I ventured back to the hotel for a much needed shower and the icing of Jen’s knee before heading out. Their restaurant recommendation was a great one! Live Greek musicians in the back of the restaurant and open air theme – no ceiling, with trees growing in the middle of the restaurant providing the ambiance and coverage. We downed a litre of medicinal red wine amongst our lamb chops, salad, and souvlaki. A great ending to a long and tiring ...
... of years. They're attempting to restore it, although it looks like plans are on hold during the recession. Nearly all the buildings were closed while the brochure stated that each would hold different collections in the future once fully restored. All in all a great photo op being a high point in the city affording us great views of the town & sea.
Starving and looking for some of the restaurants from our guide book (hoping ...
... 7th c. A.D. along with the invasions by Saracene pirates. It was constructed to control Souda Bay. Its name is derived from the mythic battle between the Muses and the Sires in which the defeated Sirens threw their feathers, thus remaining featherless ("apteres"), became white and fell into the sea, forming the small islands in Souda Bay. We saw evidence of occupation by Greeks, Romans and Germans. Nice swim at the beach just west of ...
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