TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Parthenon Crete
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... or spaghetti". We choose chicken, which was an excellent choice. This really felt like a home cooked meal as Maria cooked the food ten feet from us in her oven and brought the salad to our table with the small glasses for wine. All told, for wine, water, chicken, potatoes, salad, raki (geek alcoholic drink) for FOUR people the total bill was only 42 euros. We also had some extra entertainment as across the street at the ...
Last night we had some fun swimming in the pool - Kelly tried to teach chris to float without much success. Over our time on Crete we've met a bunch of people from the Netherlands. The owners of the hotel we're staying at are Dutch, so we think that might be why there are so many Dutch people here. So we've been talking to them about Dutch food and they keep encouraging us to order the croquettes at the hotel, which is a Dutch snack that ...
... in central Heraklion - Had Greek salad, tatziki, mixed chicken plate for two, and there was enough food brought out for at least four people. The staff then brought us melons and some rake - which was strong enough to grow hairs on your chest. Very much enjoyed that eating experience.
Day two on Crete saw us driving towards the Palace of Knossos, for a wee bit of ancient history. Such a large site to explore. All quite low key - there are ...
Today we went on a hike through the hills to a small cove. Once we got there, we went snorkeling and saw tons of little fish. I had never been snorkeling before, so it took some getting used to breathing through the snorkel, but once I got the hang of it I had a lot of fun. The water was so clear and blue that you could see all the way to the bottom. We had tea and cookies ...
... did it cost? What's your favourite place? Why is your face so red?
My most enjoyable answer to the question, "So what part of America are you from?" is, "The Canadian part." When they sheepishly apologize, I respond to those who are English, "That's okay, Irish people always make that mistake." Some get it, some don't. The same can be done interchangeably with Kiwis and Aussies.
Our favourite was when we ...
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