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The drive back to Chania didn't take long, we headed for the sports area with the sandy coves. When we arrived it was busy with people taking their daily exercise, walkers some with dogs, some with prams, joggers and cyclists were completing circuits if the park. We went for a walk up over the headland following a path that weaved in between boulders and shrubs, we could see some people swimming in the cove it looked very inviting. After coffee we took our chairs ...
... a large proportion of this area is housing, the streets are so narrow that people on their balconies could shake hands with the people opposite. The remaining buildings are small shops, at one end it felt a bit rundown, many of the houses were in disrepair. We headed off in Dream Catcher to find the local campsite, we hoped it would be open, but we were disappointed. Close by there was a ...
... one asked for our website so he could follow the rest of our trip. The drive to Georgioupoli is only 5 minutes, we drove around to the harbour, we hadn't been there long before a gaggle of geese arrived, they were very noisy! Next a tatty car that was also very noisy came speeding along the track, the driver was pulling hand brake turns, what a racket! After 3 blasts along the track, the engine conked out, the peace was ...
... another track but with the same scenario. However we saw the sign for the Agia Irini Gorge, we thought that we would walk up the gorge tomorrow.
We returned to Dream Catcher, we had been out a couple of hours and the sun had gone leaving the valley chilly as the wind blew down off the snow.
We don't have any Internet at the moment so we prepared the blog and chose which photographs we would use before we had tea. We then read for a ...
... full, and full of red coloured mud. The old town is closest, as we strolled up the Main Street all that was needed was some tumble weed blowing down it to complete the scene from a deserted cowboy film set, the shutters were all closed, shop and bar signs were squeaking as they swung on the wind and no one was about, except an odd taverna had a light on. If we had gone in would the drinks have been pushed down the bar to us?
At the top of the street there was ...
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