Travel Blogs from Rethymnon
... shame about the food - but to be fair breakfast is good. Sunday and a lazy day - swimming and walking to more forts. It rained heavily this afternoon just enough to cool things down. Loutro is a typical white and blue village shoehorned into a small bay - no roads! Monday - we left early to walk to Chora Sfakion to beat the heat - but ...
... rules than it was a spa. Jen and I realized we had made yet another mistake on this hike as we looked at our squeaky clean feet, and then our dusty dirty hiking shoes. We recommend bringing additional socks & footwear (ie: flip flops!)
Boarding the ferry boat was quite the experience, as waves splashed up against the docks due to the high winds at the time. Nearing the front of the crowds, our timing was poor – the largest wave ...
... of years. They're attempting to restore it, although it looks like plans are on hold during the recession. Nearly all the buildings were closed while the brochure stated that each would hold different collections in the future once fully restored. All in all a great photo op being a high point in the city affording us great views of the town & sea.
Starving and looking for some of the restaurants from our guide book (hoping ...
Tried the Raki...came short of splurting it out! You know the feeling...reading later 80%!!! Made from grape skin & twigs left over from stomping...new meaning of Dregs!
PS now about the Museum: With the help o their large storage urns, began the Trade routes thus standardising weights & measures. With their creative attributes they developed stamps which could be found imprinted on the handles. Most of the exhibits in the ...
Antonia kindly took us to the local markets this morning. The vegetables are superb.. I know our vision is slightly clouded by excitement.. but they definitely are very good quality as we get to taste now & then. You are so right Manuela...self catering is going to be a struggle to slip back into! There are 2 microclimates here for growing fresh produce.. the plateau in the mountains & the low areas near the coastline....all year ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility