Hotel Vardis

73007 Cavros, Chania, Crete, Greece | Hotel
 

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Last Day on Crete

A travel blog entry by clittle419

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This morning we set off for a little beach just outside Chania for a few hours of relaxation before a late lunch at Johnny's aunt's house. Lunch was in the village, and again under a beautiful canopy of grape vines that kept you very cool and comfortable. On the menu was an octopus casserole type dish with olives and a slight BBQ flavored sauce, some grilled octopus, ...

Rethymno

A travel blog entry by clittle419

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... and after much indecision) we decided to just drive back to Chania and I'd bunk with Nick and Lisa in a spare bed in their room. This caused an impromptu dinner put on by Johnny's cousin Evanthia, and her husband Efthisi did the grilling. At least 2 dozen pork chops were grilled, lamb chops, pilafi, salad, and I can't even remember the rest. So much food. So good. And most of the family joined ...

Samaria Gorge

A travel blog entry by clittle419

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... they also could've charged a fortune for but didn't. We ate gyros at a beachside cafe in the little village waiting on the ferry. Nick and I took a dip at the rocky beach to wash off the dirt and grime from the day. As it turns out this is one of the villages along the southern coast that you can only get to by boat. I had originally wanted take the ferry to some of these villages but ...

Ahh, the South

A travel blog entry by haysnoe

... a wall, a great deal of visibility was not that critical. Occasionally, the photographer would get our attention and we would mug some pose for her, like walking on an underwater tightrope or holding a small sea snail. Especially interesting on this dive was a swim across a very deep chasm of 100 meters or more. Diving when you are aware of where the bottom is is one thing, but when you suddenly find yourself over the abyss it's something else. Of course, we were ...

Another Brick in the Wall

A travel blog entry by haysnoe

... we could hear numerous bells on grazing goats, though could not see a one nor could we determine how they were able to cling to such steep walls within the gorge. Eventually, we emerged from the gorge and could see the Libyan Sea and knew we were close to our home for the next few nights in Plakias.

Since it does not get dark here until past 2100 we even had time for a wonderful swim in the peaceful and crystal-clear waters off Plakias' beach ...

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