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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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This morning we set off for a little beach just outside Chania for a few hours of relaxation before a late lunch at Johnny's aunt's house. Lunch was in the village, and again under a beautiful canopy of grape vines that kept you very cool and comfortable. On the menu was an octopus casserole type dish with olives and a slight BBQ flavored sauce, some grilled octopus, ...
... and after much indecision) we decided to just drive back to Chania and I'd bunk with Nick and Lisa in a spare bed in their room. This caused an impromptu dinner put on by Johnny's cousin Evanthia, and her husband Efthisi did the grilling. At least 2 dozen pork chops were grilled, lamb chops, pilafi, salad, and I can't even remember the rest. So much food. So good. And most of the family joined ...
... it's honestly not about the end product. It's about the process of taking a risk, putting yourself out there and having the freedom to fail. Another thing I have learned this week that I will take home with me is that creativity and critique are not meant to happen in close proximity to one another. We all are so afraid to fail that the little voice in our heads tells us ...
... be interested in my writing? I have always looked at writing with the idea that every piece I create has to be a jewel. That is why I have avoided beginning anything. I have learned that those few precious jewels can only be found in among the other stones in a garden or on a sketch pad we are working in. ...
... of two remaining minarets in Chania. They date back to when the Ottomon Empire took control from the Venetians in the 1600's. The Turks used the for a place to call Muslims to pray. This one is the Minaret of Achmet Aga. I finished the afternoon by climbing to the top of the Siavo Bastion where you could almost get a full 360 degree view of the city. And then it was back to the hotel for nap in air ...