Hotel Pikilassos Sougia
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... a Minoan palace might have looked like . We visited the throne room , the women's quarters. After walking around the palace we stopped in Knossos for lunch. Tim and I picked the taverna nearest the bus and order Sardines and a Greek salad. The sardines were not the kind we find back home in a can. They were really big and had lots of bones . We were later joined by Diedre who we share our sale with and sampled her anchovies From Knossos we drove back into Chania and spent ...
... the way either going there or coming back. To hell with walking from Paleohora.
Rested up in Chania for a day and then onto Rethymno. Ankle back to normal. But my troubles haven’t completely gone away. I have developed a rash on my lower back ( Shingles the doctor says as my immune system is way down). Now have some medication ( very expensive) and instructions to rest, eat and stay out of the sun for a week. So much ...
... just going to list a couple here so I don't forget: Pallas Chania: amazing view, good Italian food Tamar Chania: in an old Turkish bath, sit outside in the alley, delicious Mediterranean/Turkish fusion, order the Tamam salad and lamb with eggplant dish Lokanti Maya Istanbul new side: delicious modern take on Turkish food, nice ambiance Hamdi Istanbul near spice market: amazing view of Galata bridge and hustle and bustle of Eminonu transit area, really good traditional ...
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 ...
... lost. It is kept really well.
Chania was the setting off point for me to hike the Samaria gorge. An early morning bus (6am) to the top of the gorge (Omalos) (about 1 hour) and then a long walk downhill through the gorge. The first part was a long zig zag down to the base of the gorge ( from about 1300 meters). Then it was a 15km through the gorge going slightly down hill all the way (the way ...
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