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... night we were drawn to a place around the corner from where we stopped for a beer by the sound of locals playing guitar and singing. We joined in and shared some meze and drank way too much ouzo. It was a fun night, but we regretted it a bit the next day when we had to check out of the hotel and had to wait around all day for our evening flight, when all we felt like doing was snuggling on the couch and watching tv!
With a choice of literally thousands of islands in ...
... by Venizelos. It was very interesting. All sorts of Cretan products on display.
We then walked to the Church of the Virgin Mary. This is the main church of Chania. It is quite small in side but very pretty. After our visit to the church, Dennis and I walked back to the ship. We have walked at least 2 miles every day and sometimes as many as four.
Like other Cretan towns, Rethymnon has been
settled for hundreds or even thousands of years, but the fortress or Fortezza
dates from Venetian times, with the addition of a mosque by the Turks. By the
middle of the 19th century a large settlement existed on the hill,
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 ...
... 160;It started with a food bath, also known as a pedicure. It is several dead skin eating fish, called Garra Rufa, that nibble at your feet. I was totally creeped out by it, but knew I would regret if I didn't try it. There were two young women working there and since I was the only client, we chatted. They talked about the Greek Crisis and how prevalent it still is. I haven't really sensed or felt a crisis and they said Chania is ...