Ledra Apartments

Address: Havania, Agios Nikolaos, Crete, 72000, Greece | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on Havania, Agios Nikolaos, is near Lato.
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      Travel Blogs from Agios Nikolaos

      Off to the processor

      A travel blog entry by joshualyon on Dec 01, 2014

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      Today we are taking 42 bags of olive/leaves mix to the processor to make some olive oil. The family usually uses the first batch harvested for its own consumption. This is the organic batch. The process starts by dumping the bags into collectors to go up the conveyors to a vacuum to extract leaves. As they fall, they are washed and after they water is separated, they go to the grinder. After being ...

      Harvesting the Olive

      A travel blog entry by joshualyon on Nov 28, 2014

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      Today we starting harvesting. The day of picking the olive off the ground are over. Today they use nets spread out over the area and the use a olive tree beater. It's a long shaft with a rotating head that has several rubber sticks that beat the tree branches and knock the olive off. What I thought was a peaceful harvest, is anything but. You need a generator to power the beaters and they hit the branches, constantly making noise and shredding the tree as olives are thrown ...

      The Olive Tree Farm

      A travel blog entry by joshualyon on Nov 22, 2014

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      Today I made it out to the farm, where I will spend the next bit of time, being a farmhand. The owner is Kostos and his wife will be the main ones hosting. They have three sons that help run the hotel and will help with the harvest on the farm. They have several hundred trees that they will harvest over the next couple months. It sounds like we will start harvesting in a few ...

      Accidents Happen

      A travel blog entry by tanya.lesiuk on Oct 10, 2014

      I'm not sure if I should call this accidents happen, my finest moment, or girl interrupted. As you all know I'm usually a very organized person but lately it's as if I've been brain dead. For example today I set our with no address or directions to my hotel; why? Well, why the hell not. Clearly any organizational system doesn't work in Greece so why should I even try. When you fail with your methods and systems just accept that maybe they don't have a place where ...

      Windmills and Cave Hunting

      A travel blog entry by davetamara on Oct 02, 2014

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      ... Rhea hid Zeus here
      as a baby, so that his father Chronos would not eat him, like he did his other
      offspring.



      The cave was excavated in 1900 by the
      British archaeologist David Hogarth, who found numerous votive items indicating it
      was a place of cult worship. These finds ...