Kalimera Village, Yades

Address: Charilaou Trikoupi 15, Heraklion, Crete, Greece | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Charilaou Trikoupi 15, Heraklion, is near The Palace of Knossos, Iraklion Archaeological Museum, Ammoudara Beach, and Gournia.
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Travel Blogs from Heraklion

Day 170

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Jan 18, 2015

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... to scores of hippies flocking here in the late 60's to take up rent free residence in the caves used for burials in Roman times.
We parked at the beach, there were a couple of other tourist cars parked, but no sign of the hippies, we were expecting groups of wrinkled faces with grey ponytails to be here!
The entry fee of 2 € paid we started to explore, the first caves were not very ...

Day 169

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Jan 17, 2015

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We pottered about in the morning getting ready to leave. Logan had his walk on the beach and then we went to reception to pay. There wasn't any sign of life there or upstairs where the owners live. We know they are busy collecting their olives, Les walked to the restaurant to see if anyone was there. He was gone quite a while and came back with a plate of local pancake filled with feta cheese. The owners mother in law was cooking feeding the olive pickers and sent some for us to ...

Day 162

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Jan 10, 2015

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... they looked like rows of Tibetan stupas in lines at the side of the roads, at one place we waited whilst a tractor pulled a pickup out. Some villages had a variety of snow ploughs, diggers and tracked vehicles clearing smaller roads. Several times we had to wait several minutes until they had finished, at another spot a couple of farmers were squashing sheep into their pickups keeping them inside the back with ...

Day 161

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Jan 09, 2015

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... parking area we parked and walked the rest of the way by the side of the river. The cliff sides had large holes worn into them where the water had been thousands of years ago, it was quite impressive. Even on foot we still had to duck under branches and reeds bent over into short tunnels. As we neared the end of the canyon we turned around and retraced our steps. Back at the campsite we settled in for our last night ...

Day 160

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Jan 09, 2015

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... then returned to the campsite. We seem to gave developed a fault with the hob today and it won't fire up, Les will look at it later. We cannot believe how cold the wind is and get out some winter clothes to put on. We hung the washing out using extra pegs and hoped it would dry in between the less frequent hail storms Next a brisk walk to warm us up. We walked into the local resort dodging the waves as they crashed against the rocks ...