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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 ...
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 ...
... if the cove there us a house tucked back from the sea. We parked in front of the small lake where we could hear a loud animal sound, it sounded like a very loud cricket, after some research we decided that it was a Cretan marsh toad. We walked went for a walk through the olive groves, for an hour or so. When we got back we could hear several of the toads all making a loud noise, it sounded as if they were competing with each other. We thought they would keep us awake all ...
... distance we can see some old stone buildings and in places the hillsides are terraced. Our path took us across to another bay before starting to climb up through the terraces. There aren't any way markers informing you how far to the next point if interest of even how long the path is, do after a couple of hours we decided we should turn back. On the way back we passed another couple with rucksacks and could hear a farmer calling to his animals, there ...
... more empty or deritict houses than are occupied. The houses are small and low single story, most have animal shelters attached to them. A couple of times we drop down to the sea, it's a beautiful pale turquoise colour today, yesterday it looked green, it's fascinating how the colour appears to change each day. At one if the bigger hamlets on the coast there were some caves underneath the road and a church was built into one of the caves, just the bell tower visible ...