Travel Blogs from Hersonissos
... 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 ...
... blue water. It was an amazing view, sitting on the cliffs we watched a local catching octopus with a snorkel and his hands...it all felt very Greek! And very different to the other islands we had visited. We'll be sad to leave Greece, but very happy we came and visited a place we hadn't planned! (A holiday within a holiday) Tomorrow we say goodbye to Lucy and Tori who have been a great laugh and company over the past week. Next stop ...
... the shop, the divemasters had asked us to tell them when we got down to 120 bars. Brad quickly got there, but another guy was down to 100 and hadn’t checked. Oh boy.
They split the group in 2 at that point – people with 120 and less went back and greater than 120 kept going. Since I was at 140, they paired me with someone else. Big mistake! Never leave your buddy. Never. Within seconds my buddy disappeared, never to be seen again until ...
So much to say, just pictures for now..write up tonight. Starts Neolithic period 7000 BC to the Roman 4th century AD
Just returned from a beautiful homemade meal, with Antonia & Vasili on their veranda, of rabbit, meat wrapped in cabbage leaves, Greek salad with tiny olives the size of small grapes & homemade feta, moussaka, homemade sweets of fruit preserved with honey. As we said the journey is in the people we meet.We have been so ...
... was realizing at the site that Jen's memory card was still in the computer - thank god we have two cameras on this trip!
Returning to the hotel, we learned Athens had a 5.0 Earthquake that afternoon at 3pm. We had already arrived in Crete at that time, though Jen had told me earlier that she dreamt during our last night in Athens we were in an earthquake. Very curious indeed! Time to get some much needed sleep before diving ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking