Hotel Stefanos Mirt

Address: Mirt, Crete, 740 60, Greece | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on Mirt, Crete, is near Agia Irini Gorge.
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Travel Blogs from Crete

Heraklion

A travel blog entry by joshualyon on Nov 22, 2014

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Today I went to the museum and looked at the findings from the Minoans at Knossos and Phaestos. Great tour with all kinds of amazing pieces. They were a head of their time in craftsmanship. They were the leaders in shipping and controlled the seas. There were several palaces on Crete and survived for about 3,000 years, before the volcanic eruption of Santorini whipped out the whole island around 1370 ...

Matala

A travel blog entry by joshualyon on Nov 20, 2014

... far from the cotton plantations, but I kept walking. After a bit, I was more interested, as they were becoming more prevalent and on different kinds of stalk. After closer inspection, these buds of white, which were literally hundreds to a plant, were snails. It was remarkable to see that many, so far from heavy precipitation. Thousands of them could be seen in a few ...

Matala

A travel blog entry by joshualyon on Nov 19, 2014

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Today, I went on a short hike to the neighboring beach that is only accessible by boat or foot. The beach has red sand which is different. I have now been on brown, white, black and red sanded beaches. Along the cliff of both beaches in Matala, there are caves. At one point they were used as tombs, but now are used by the hippies as homes, both permanently and temporally. They are fairly empty now, but they fill up in the ...

Matala

A travel blog entry by joshualyon on Nov 18, 2014

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Matala is a small beach town on the southern coast. It has a small beach and has a heavy hippy vibe. The road going into village is painted with several murals, most about peace and love. Bob Marley can be seen throughout and a local has become immortalized with a saying of, "today is life, tomorrow never comes". There are posters with his face and ...

Heraklion

A travel blog entry by joshualyon on Nov 16, 2014

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... I will travel and stay with them for a bit to help. Today, I went to Knossos, which an ancient Mayan city and palace that was destroyed (as was all of the Crete population) was is believed by the volcano of Santorini which caused a massive tsunami. It is thought that 1,000 people lived in the palace complex and another 120,000 in ...