Hotel Sophia

Address: Schisma Elounda, Elounda, Crete, 720 53, Greece | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Schisma Elounda, Elounda.
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Travel Blogs from Elounda

Greece....who knew there was such a market for fur

A travel blog entry by jimbeaux on Sep 29, 2015

... t spoil it for me!!

The clouds were getting fuller, thicker, and darker; then BAM. It started raining. Not a gentle rain – it began to pour. Felt so good. The humidity finally broken and the cooling rain felt wonderful. Just as quickly as it started it was over. In another five minutes, another deluge – twice as hard and twice as long as the first. We were under the deck and in the shade, but got ...

Self drive to Sitia, Rain

A travel blog entry by afoxi911 on Sep 21, 2015

2 comments, 7 photos

... for the 1pm given the thought of Mel getting sea sick. So we changed our plans and decided to head to the town of Sitia in search of a swimming beach. Mel drove and Ali navigated again. Again we encountered some windy roads but not as bad as yesterday. Sitia is located on the north side of the island down the eastern end. It's a nice little sea side town with a sheltered beach made of pebbles as is the norm for beaches here. We ...

We have a Car in Crete

A travel blog entry by afoxi911 on Sep 20, 2015

1 comment, 11 photos

... of town we found it only had a 1/2 tank of fuel. We rang and told them, bit of a casual bunch, not like hiring a car in Oz. Ali drove back to our resort before we swapped for the afternoon excursion. Ali navigated us up into the Lassithi Plateau which took in some good sights of a large dam and gorges. Mel got used to the small, tight and winding roads, changing gears ...

Lazy day in Crete

A travel blog entry by afoxi911 on Sep 19, 2015

2 photos

... company and ocean views were good so not all bad. There are a lot of fur shops around here. Apparently it's the Russian influence as they come down here to buy furs and make up a lot of the tourist numbers. Given the warm climate it's a strange location to be selling ...

Crete - Hersonissos

A travel blog entry by afoxi911 on Sep 18, 2015

3 comments, 6 photos

Today was a planned rest day with a late rise, brekky at the resort restaurant and the 15 minute complimentary massage. We then sat around one of the resort pools and planned our Crete adventure. To do this we decided to catch the shuttle bus into the nearest town, Hersonissos, about 10 mins away. Here we found a very local ...

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