Ilaira Hotel

Address: 1 Epimenidou & Arinandis Sts., Heraklion, Crete, 71202, Greece | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 1 Epimenidou & Arinandis Sts., Heraklion, is near The Palace of Knossos, Iraklion Archaeological Museum, Ammoudara Beach, and Gournia.
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Heraklion Crete

A travel blog entry by stevanlisa on Oct 19, 2015

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... It's awesome and noisy and threatening and joyful. Our lives are golden. We get to take it all in. Five pizza delivery motos rotate in and out in front of us. Lots of duct tape keeping them running and all together. Just like our spinning globe. Don't know how it all stays together and don't care. As long as it does. Strange encounters of a genuine kind. Sandy. She a lovely young woman running the fruit and health food store a few doors ...

Cruisin' for a Bruisin': Part I

A travel blog entry by blakekelsey on Oct 03, 2015

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... we decided we would tackle it anyway, especially after all the food we'd been eating since boarding the cruise. We took a cable car (kind of scary) to the top of the mountain where the town of Fira lies. Of course, the hike turned out to be much more difficult than anticipated: we hiked almost half of the island - about 7 miles - up and down rocky cliffs to the next town of Oia in the hot sun. But it was totally worth it. The panoramic views we had the entire way ...

A generous Brit.

A travel blog entry by os2015 on Sep 29, 2015

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... 7-51 ~ 11-7-41) is most famous for structures and artifacts found there and elsewhere through the eastern Mediterranean. He funded the excavations!
Back to the ship for lunch then we went ashore, with Jenny, who hadn't done the tour due to having a sore back, but a massage helped greatly. We took time to have a coffee at a café to use free WiFi on the bank of the beautiful Lake Voulismeni in the centre of ...

Crete: What an amazing island!

A travel blog entry by missmm_2206 on Jul 02, 2015

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... it phonetically). I have also worked out, that of all the countries we have been to so far, Greek is the hardest language to work out. I simply cannot speak 'triangle', that is, while some letters are the same as in our alphabet, there are some tricky symbols which mean absolutely nothing to me - and I can't even try to sound them out.)

Chania, however, was brilliant, The Maritime Museum, the Old Port, the Venetian Lighthouse, the cafés, ...


A travel blog entry by joshualyon on Nov 22, 2014

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Today I went to the museum and looked at the findings from the Minoans at Knossos and Phaestos. Great tour with all kinds of amazing pieces. They were a head of their time in craftsmanship. They were the leaders in shipping and controlled the seas. There were several palaces on Crete and survived for about 3,000 years, before the volcanic eruption of Santorini whipped out the whole island around 1370 ...

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