Notos Therme & Spa
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- Airport Transportation
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- Smoking rooms available
- Breakfast Available
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... to see the sharp, steep cliffs and multi-coloured lava layers of this volcanic crater.
We didn't hire any quad bikes today as our insurance policies won't cover us in the event of an accident. Anna happened to notice it specified in the fine print, so it was too much of a risk. We have no idea if it was there last time, but we all survived! We were disappointed as we'd had so much fun before, but instead we hired a Nissan Micra and all five squeezed in ...
... active. A ticking time bomb... maybe not for another few thousand years but still... have an emergency plan ready at all times!!
The island is the site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions in recorded history: the Minoan eruption (sometimes called the Thera eruption), which occurred some 3,600 years ago at the height of the Minoan civilization. The eruption left a large caldera surrounded by volcanic ash deposits hundreds of metres deep and may ...
... speak for themselves here.
We waited by the church there in the shade waiting for the bus and watched as two hawkers tried to sell these jelly toys which flatten like a pancake when thrown into the ground before slowly going back to their original shape. We laughed thinking surely no tourist falls into that trap, but were amazed as we saw plenty of people buying them. It was amazing. The guys kept trying to sell it, yelling out to everyone ...
... of the mountain. From a distance, they look like they are stacked on top of one another. Once you get closer, you can see little side roads from the main road, which will lead the residents to the different areas of the village. We have found in our travels through Europe, most cities, towns and villages have squares in them. This seems to be where the locals gather to socialize.
After an hour of wandering, looking in ...
... br> villages on the island and other islands in close proximity. All the houses are painted white and the
narrow streets are cobble stoned and full of steps. The one main road that runs
right along the island is very busy with cars, motor bikes and busses and the
centre of the town is lined with shops and car rental companies.