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Travel Blogs from Crete
... the last table outside on this crisp night, ordered my dishes and now I await their arrival. The restaurant I'm dining at this evening is one called ιπποκα 61;μος meaning seahorse in Ancient Greek. Although positioned on the busiest street near the port, the atmosphere, or at least in my eyes is bliss. You could claim that the traffic is a major disturbance but I wouldn't change a single thing about the positioning. ...
... 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 ...
... me so far. In all instances since I've been here, I've been unable to find the complete experiences In order to fully understand it here, the people in particular. The lifestyle and system of living I'm beginning to grasp but the people have been more difficult to crack open. It's a tough one to explain, maybe even impossible for those interested unless of course they come and see ...
... joked that she needed the book because it was her first tour and then backed that up by saying she has actually been a guide for 25 years - starting when she was 5 years old! The Greeks have a dry sense of humour that sometimes isn't recognised.
Another dash back to shore and ship and another lunch on board as the ship heads for Santorini.
Everyone on board is buzzing and looking forward to this stop but dire ...
Crete-the wine, the food, the hospitality and kitties! Crete is known for the cats-a pretty healthy bunch of semi-feral cats that are all over the island. A bit like the chickens in Kauai the cats are just a part of the backdrop. A few of them are exceptionally friendly and Auntie Charlotte has a few on her list to come home with her:)
It has been ...
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