Hotel Pikilassos Sougia
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... meal under that same moon. Today, after a couple pounds of yogurt and about an ounce of really strong greek coffee, we headed back along the coast by foot. Although the trail was pretty flat, it was sandy and cobbly making for some tricky footing. The views rival Kauai's Napali coast, with fewer hikers and more nude boaters. We made it to the remote place where Paul hid to escape the Romans and were surprised to ...
This morning we set off for a little beach just outside Chania for a few hours of relaxation before a late lunch at Johnny's aunt's house. Lunch was in the village, and again under a beautiful canopy of grape vines that kept you very cool and comfortable. On the menu was an octopus casserole type dish with olives and a slight BBQ flavored sauce, some grilled octopus, ...
... they also could've charged a fortune for but didn't. We ate gyros at a beachside cafe in the little village waiting on the ferry. Nick and I took a dip at the rocky beach to wash off the dirt and grime from the day. As it turns out this is one of the villages along the southern coast that you can only get to by boat. I had originally wanted take the ferry to some of these villages but ...
... swimming and snorkeling for a few hours. Afterwards we went to Evanthia' mother-in-laws house which was on the way back for dinner. Family style outside just like Surin, except at a table with grape vines overhead for shade and of course Greek food. It wasn't anything fancy but it was delicious: Greek salad, potatoes, boiled chicken, pilaf (as in rice pilaf but not the Rice-o-Roni type - soupy rice in real chicken broth), and barbecued pork ...
The time difference has helped me fit right into Cretan/Greek life. I slept in so I had a light breakfast at the hotel, a good lunch about 2:00 (for those who know me that's way late because I'm usually about to gnaw an arm off by 11:30am), and getting ready to head out for a late evening meal after meeting up with Nick and Lisa and part of his family. I walked around part of the old city today. Towards ...
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