Kastro Beach Apartments
Travel Blogs from Malia
... of the harbor and lighthouse from the second floor windows.
After meandering along the streets of the old town and the market, we decided to grab lunch before boarding the bus to Heraklion. We decided to test out our new rules for Greek Restaurants:
1) Only eat at cute places. If the restaurant is beautiful, the owners take pride in the establishment and therefore their food.
2) Only order one appy and one main OR ...
... we could manage the to find our way back - but the small, white and blue streets all looked the same and got us very lost....asking a few locals we made it back...eventually. It was great to wake up the next morning in warm weather, a stark contrast from the north where we'd been, a quick swim and we were on the (typically late) ferry to Santorini. We were excited to arrive at our villa a short distance from the main town ...
... on the boat. Although I got a few more minutes underwater, it really wasn’t worth the stress of feeling like I was completely alone (even though I was swimming with 5 other people). When I returned to the boat I still had 40 bar, but was happy to get back on the boat. When I met Brad he had made friends with one of the guys on the boat. This gentleman had done over 5000 dives and agreed that nobody was anybody’s buddy down there. He may have ...
... uncovered from tombs (cremation) & all the small artefacts, were handmade of course, were offerings to the gods. So intricate in detail & the gold so paper thin. Women of wealth were depicted in artworks with their hands in the air showing of their jewellery & status....nothings changed has it! The intricacies of design & clasps can be seen in today's jewellery. Your earring that hangs from your ear hangs with the same hook design made ...
... for the train, but the added stress & heat of the train cars did have a priced attached to it – nausea. Or maybe that was the two extra carafes of Marco’s “on the house” house wine?
Not robbed & sad we didn’t take it to the airport to begin with (well, says Jen who got in without trouble and secured a seat to boot - Jen retorts with - no seat until we were out of downtown!), we checked ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking