Travel Blogs from Crete
... of this is behind this building of six apartments they own. They rent some out to the US military for those stationed at the nearby Navy base and keep the rest for when they visit from Athens. A beautiful view of Souda Bay. And very nice outdoor grill and shelter type thing to do exactly what we did. Another meal that started past 10, and didn't conclude until after 1. I'm exhausted but had a great ...
... not enough. The best has already been created so why try? That voice has silenced my creativity for a long time.
Confession - I am working on a novel. I have been for quite a while, but I often get stuck because that voice is speaking louder than my imagination. I have learned an invaluable lesson here this week - Don't worry about how beautiful something is. ...
... be interested in my writing? I have always looked at writing with the idea that every piece I create has to be a jewel. That is why I have avoided beginning anything. I have learned that those few precious jewels can only be found in among the other stones in a garden or on a sketch pad we are working in. ...
After more breakfast with Greek yogurt topped with apricots, cherries, and honey (separately - I got a lot of yogurt - it's delicious) along with Cretan pastries, fruit, and bacon (good but not crispy which wouldn't go hand in hand back home); we took off south through the country side and across the mountains to Matala. Matala was once a hippie haven. It even has an old painted VW bus and a carved tree in the city ...
... coast (by car this time) to the town of Matala, then east to Myrtos, and then NE to Agios Nikolaos. First I've never seen an olive tree before a week ago. Second, I never dreamed I'd see so many. They're everywhere. I mean everywhere. I don't know how they even harvest that many not to mention harvesting the ones on sides of mountains. Supposedly there are 30 million in ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Parthenon Crete
Other places to stay in Crete
Limin Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $258
Aghia Pelagia, Agia Pelagia | 5 star hotelfrom $257
PO Box 9 (Platanias), Chania | 3 star hotelfrom $63
- More like a 3 star
- Animation team
Limenas Chersonisou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $117
Limin , Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $130
Limenas Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $156
- Loved it, brilliant!
- Lovely Complex
- Poor Restaurant
Elounda Bay, Elounda | 4 star hotelfrom $235
- Simply marvellous
- Champagne for breakfast, stunning views and sweets on your pillow
Ag. Ioannis Street, Stalís | 4 star hotelfrom $113
Adellanos Cambos, Adelianos Kambos | 5 star hotelfrom $206
- Excellent hotel
- Highly recommended
- Loved this trip
Sissi Lassithiou, Sissi | 5 star hotelfrom $149
Elounda Lasithiou, Elounda | 5 star hotelfrom $398
- Can be wonderful, can be bad as well
Limenas Chersonisou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $114
- A realistic review...
- Great holiday
- Never again
1 Dedalou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $77
1A Malikouti Str. , Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $189
Mononaftis Area, Agia Pelagia | 4 star hotelfrom $142
52 S. Venizelou Ave., Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $178
- Not quite perfect
- Friendly staff
Anissaras beach, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $113
Kato Daratso | 4 star hotelfrom $121
Gouves | Hotelfrom $45
Akti Koundourou , Agios Nikolaos | 5 star hotelfrom $92
PO Box GR, Malia | 4 star hotelfrom $199
Rethymnon, Platanés | 5 star hotelfrom $316
Aghia Marina Beach, Agia Marina | 4 star hotelfrom $118
2 Igias Str, Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $128
75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion | 5 star hotelfrom $122
M. Portaliou 26, Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $119
- Fabulous Hotel Great Holiday
- Great hotel
- Loved Theartemis, Rethymnon