Travel Blogs from Crete
... bright colors.....and we walked on the oldest paved road in Europe. Back in town we visited the historical museum. Judging from the glazed look in Dave's eyes and his zombie walk, we need to move on to another part of Crete. And yes, food is fantastic....I have a grilled octopus tentacle with vinegar in ...
After a very tight connection in London resulting from a delay out of SFO, we made it to Brussels where we had a long layover. No Belgian waffles and one of us was not bold enough to take the metro into the city for a look around. very weary on our last leg on to Crete where we arrived around 2300 at our hotel on Heraklion's harbor. As we write this, already we ...
We got our first Greek sleep in whilst the boat docked in Crete, got up in time to have waffles for breakfast before heading up to the top deck to see what everyone else was doing. Whilst up on the deck sunbathing Sean gets roped in to represent nz in the Mr Olympia competition, after a series of competitions including muscle flexing and kissing as many girls in 30 seconds it ends with racing back to our cabin and dressing as a female (pic attached), ...
... we still use their name for it, Labyrinth, today.
Our guide today really had his mythology down pat. On our trip to the Palace he told us the story of King Minos who had asked the Gods for a supreme bull, the horns of the bull were a sacred symbol in Minoan culture. King Minos promised to sacrifice the bull as an offering to the Gods if he was given it, as a way to prove his dedication to them. The Gods granted his wish, ...
... us directions as to how to get back to the bus, sort of. Happy to be able to be nearly done with her, we set off to browse. We did not shop the high end stores, we went to the more real market and I found my Mickey and Minnie trolley luggage, score. A great number of our fellow tour members headed right for guest services petitioning to have our unnamed tour guide hung from the yardarm. I waited awhile before I added my voice to the ...
Other places to stay in Crete
Limin Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $258
Aghia Pelagia, Agia Pelagia | 5 star hotelfrom $257
PO Box 9 (Platanias), Chania | 3 star hotelfrom $63
- More like a 3 star
- Animation team
Limenas Chersonisou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $117
Limin , Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $130
Limenas Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $156
- Loved it, brilliant!
- Lovely Complex
- Poor Restaurant
Elounda Bay, Elounda | 4 star hotelfrom $235
- Simply marvellous
- Champagne for breakfast, stunning views and sweets on your pillow
Ag. Ioannis Street, Stalís | 4 star hotelfrom $113
Adellanos Cambos, Adelianos Kambos | 5 star hotelfrom $206
- Excellent hotel
- Highly recommended
- Loved this trip
Sissi Lassithiou, Sissi | 5 star hotelfrom $149
Elounda Lasithiou, Elounda | 5 star hotelfrom $398
- Can be wonderful, can be bad as well
Limenas Chersonisou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $114
- A realistic review...
- Great holiday
- Never again
1 Dedalou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $77
1A Malikouti Str. , Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $189
Mononaftis Area, Agia Pelagia | 4 star hotelfrom $142
52 S. Venizelou Ave., Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $178
- Not quite perfect
- Friendly staff
Anissaras beach, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $113
Kato Daratso | 4 star hotelfrom $121
Gouves | Hotelfrom $45
Akti Koundourou , Agios Nikolaos | 5 star hotelfrom $92
PO Box GR, Malia | 4 star hotelfrom $199
Rethymnon, Platanés | 5 star hotelfrom $316
Aghia Marina Beach, Agia Marina | 4 star hotelfrom $118
2 Igias Str, Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $128
75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion | 5 star hotelfrom $122
M. Portaliou 26, Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $119
- Fabulous Hotel Great Holiday
- Great hotel
- Loved Theartemis, Rethymnon