Hotel Sunrise

Address: 1 Idomeneos street, Agios Nikolaos, Crete, 721 00, Greece | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 1 Idomeneos street, Agios Nikolaos, is near Lato.
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Travel Blogs from Agios Nikolaos

Off to the processor

A travel blog entry by joshualyon on Dec 01, 2014

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Today we are taking 42 bags of olive/leaves mix to the processor to make some olive oil. The family usually uses the first batch harvested for its own consumption. This is the organic batch. The process starts by dumping the bags into collectors to go up the conveyors to a vacuum to extract leaves. As they fall, they are washed and after they water is separated, they go to the grinder. After being ...

Harvesting the Olive

A travel blog entry by joshualyon on Nov 28, 2014

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Today we starting harvesting. The day of picking the olive off the ground are over. Today they use nets spread out over the area and the use a olive tree beater. It's a long shaft with a rotating head that has several rubber sticks that beat the tree branches and knock the olive off. What I thought was a peaceful harvest, is anything but. You need a generator to power the beaters and they hit the branches, constantly making noise and shredding the tree as olives are thrown ...

The Olive Tree Farm

A travel blog entry by joshualyon on Nov 22, 2014

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Today I made it out to the farm, where I will spend the next bit of time, being a farmhand. The owner is Kostos and his wife will be the main ones hosting. They have three sons that help run the hotel and will help with the harvest on the farm. They have several hundred trees that they will harvest over the next couple months. It sounds like we will start harvesting in a few ...

Accidents Happen

A travel blog entry by tanya.lesiuk on Oct 10, 2014

... we head back into town to find the local nightlife. So as I'm writing this I somehow deleted the details of the night and it's probably for the best. Here's the short and less disgusting version so I don't have to go on and re write the whole story again. Basically I remember being completely fine and then all of a sudden feeling out of it; all I recall is walking home in the direction I thought was the hotel and then meeting an Albanian man. I can laugh at it ...

Windmills and Cave Hunting

A travel blog entry by davetamara on Oct 02, 2014

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... successful efforts, but this was quite exceptional, and the rest of the food
was fine. While we were a lunching a couple arrived on bicycles, wearing
serious cycling gear, and with no big packs or panniers. They were not young
and we thought they were very brave tackling the hilly roads of Crete ...

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