Hotel Pikilassos Sougia
Travel Blogs from Crete
... as when the Germans attempted it in WWII, and this is what makes it so culturally diverse. You look around and you see a mix of Greek, Middle Eastern, African and Western influence. The island is the furthest out from the mainland. And the beach Elafonissi is along the most southern part of and is actually the most southern part of Europe. It is on the Libyan Sea and only 200 km from Northern Africa. Some information about Crete - they are the only ...
... 160;Life begins around here between 9:00 and 10:00. I started my day at an outdoor cafe with a bacon, ham and cheese crepe. I read some of my book and then ventured into town. I decided I wanted to see the real town - not the tourist town. So I set off...I walked and walked and walked some more. I grabbed a few snapshots on the way. Eventually, I made my way to the beach. The soundtrack playing in the background was the new Alt-J ...
... Kalitsounia, essentially a spinach and cheese hand pie. Apparently these cats are not vegetarians as he was more interested in the German man next to me that threw him some fish. I did spend some time outside of the tourist area, walking through the city. Every inch of space is covered by some structure and that structure goes up. Apartment buildings, cafes, clothing stores, restaurants - all crammed in and ...
We received a special invitation to a sail away party with the senior officers on the Helipad cruising out of Venice. Spectacular scenery accompanied by champagne for a select few. We felt very special! Our boat towered over all of Venice and it was just magical to see all the old buildings, bridges and ...
... besides wandering through the streets. One residential street had some amazing Venetian doors. Here and there were archeological digs still going on (where funds allow!).
Next day, we took a very challenging trek through the Samaria Gorge, a 16 km decent (1200 meters) on the fringes of the White mountains to Agia Roumeli on the Libyan Sea. We left Chania early by bus ...
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