Hotel Zantina Beach
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... The final part of our tour was a walk through the main city centre of Heraklion- with its old historic buildings, lovely Orthodox Church, fountains and modern day brand name shops! Lance and Liam managed to add to their haul with a couple of large Greek warriors. God knows how overweight we will be on our trip home. Finished the day with an evening spent at the back of the ship watching the sun go down, and eating from the buffet which for once wasn't too ...
... or spaghetti". We choose chicken, which was an excellent choice. This really felt like a home cooked meal as Maria cooked the food ten feet from us in her oven and brought the salad to our table with the small glasses for wine. All told, for wine, water, chicken, potatoes, salad, raki (geek alcoholic drink) for FOUR people the total bill was only 42 euros. We also had some extra entertainment as across the street at the ...
Last night we had some fun swimming in the pool - Kelly tried to teach chris to float without much success. Over our time on Crete we've met a bunch of people from the Netherlands. The owners of the hotel we're staying at are Dutch, so we think that might be why there are so many Dutch people here. So we've been talking to them about Dutch food and they keep encouraging us to order the croquettes at the hotel, which is a Dutch snack that ...
... a trip to the east coast and another night in Heraklion. But in truth I'm pretty relieved to be heading back. Crete has been a blast, but I'm looking forward to some downtime.
Involuntary eavesdropping: an English couple next to me on the ferry apparently had to leave their rental car in port (as opposed to the rental office). They're now arguing about... something. Traveling alone has its downsides, the most obvious being the lack of someone or some people with whom to ...
... places to eat. Lots of flat, easy walking areas nearby too. Streets are a little narrow, but that's ok if you make sure to listen out for cars! Pedestrian crossings are also very interesting in these Greek islands. Seems like there is no fixed rule for vehicles to stop at the crossing, not even if there are people waiting to cross. The trick is to have the guts to walk out into traffic... and then the cars stop. Otherwise you would seriously be waiting ...
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