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Matala, Crete, 702 00, Greece | 2 star hotel

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A travel blog entry by clittle419


We got up at a leisurely pace again this morning and set off back towards Chania driving west along the northern coast. We stopped at Rethymno which has an old Venetian section and port a lot like Chania. We at lunch facing the old harbor, but were all a little disappointed at the meal. Nothing bad just not what we've gotten accustomed too. And poor service. After not being able to find a hotel ...

The Freedom to Fail

A travel blog entry by keficrew

Samuel Beckett once said "fail, fail again, fail better."

This is not only the theme of the Creativity Workshop, but also such an important lesson for anyone desiring to tap into the creative spirit that lives in all of us. I have been so inspired by the workshop this week. I'm just going to say it - many professional developments are a waste of time. Professionals ...

A Blank Canvas

A travel blog entry by keficrew

... be interested in my writing? I have always looked at writing with the idea that every piece I create has to be a jewel. That is why I have avoided beginning anything. I have learned that those few precious jewels can only be found in among the other stones in a garden or on a sketch pad we are working in. ...


A travel blog entry by clittle419


After more breakfast with Greek yogurt topped with apricots, cherries, and honey (separately - I got a lot of yogurt - it's delicious) along with Cretan pastries, fruit, and bacon (good but not crispy which wouldn't go hand in hand back home); we took off south through the country side and across the mountains to Matala. Matala was once a hippie haven. It even has an old painted VW bus and a carved tree in the city ...

A Pile of Rocks and Iraklion

A travel blog entry by haysnoe

Before we left for Greece I was busy making plans on which places to visit, of course. My intention was a roughly 60-40 split on islands and the mainland and I naively thought that a few days on each island would suffice and that maybe we could hit up to six different ones. I was warned time and again on travel boards that this was a bad idea and that fewer would be better and that the idea on Greek islands should always be to take it slow. Thankfully, I took that to heart and we arranged ...


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