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... here defines these hard asses its the memorial at the ruins. There's a crypt with a bullet proof, see-through window. It contains many skulls. All the skulls are bullet ridden. They are the remains of the brave Cretan fisherman that moved Kiwi soldiers off to safety when the Germans and Italians took Crete in 1941 (?). They were all executed. These people are as stubborn, fearless and as feisty as the goats they eat. PS. They call it goat not lamb on the ...
... and delightful maze of alleys and side streets. The area is a mix of Byzantine, Greek, Venetian and Turkish architecture. Tomorrow is a sea day. So we are just going to be lazy. The only thing we have to do tomorrow is meet face to face with Israeli immigration officials. We have an appointment with them in the morning. Those officials came on board in Barcelona. The following day we will be in Israel. It will be Happy Hour ...
... an ancient, but still active, massive volcano that blew millions of years ago leaving this u-shaped island of wonder. The island is tall, very steep, full of dark stratigraphic rock layers (Blake was in geoscience heaven), with the all-white towns way up at the top. From far away, it almost looks like snow caps covering mountain peaks. The island is considered a 'caldera' which is a volcano that has had a major eruption, collapsing the mouth of the volcano. In the center of ...
Weather: glorious. Slip, slop, slap.
6.30am arrived at the Island of Crete where we disembarked at Ag. Nikolaos (means Saint Nicholas) where Olive Oil products are paramount. The Cretan diet is known as one of the healthiest diets in the world (1/3 largest).
We did a tour of the Palace of Knossos where the Monoan Civilization thrived in the Bronze age (roughly 3,000 BC) within the Aegean. The palace was ...
... I am not sure how, we must have been tired, plus a lot of things on both our minds (with A.C. of course and more), so immediately we freak out because we have no idea where to get off next. We grab my phone out and realise there is WIFI on the buses… well durr!! Why didn’t we think of this earlier.. so we load the map and realise we are well on our way to no mans land. The bus makes a stop 10minutes later and we jump off quickly before we get any further along ...