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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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The drive back to Chania didn't take long, we headed for the sports area with the sandy coves. When we arrived it was busy with people taking their daily exercise, walkers some with dogs, some with prams, joggers and cyclists were completing circuits if the park. We went for a walk up over the headland following a path that weaved in between boulders and shrubs, we could see some people swimming in the cove it looked very inviting. After coffee we took our chairs ...
We were up early as planned and at the palace before anyone else, in fact we had to wait several minutes to pay the entrance fee. There was a guide who kept pestering us to pay him 'not much money, just 20€ that's only 10€ each' he told us 'without a guide we would miss 90% of the site', what rubbish! We set off around the site. The palace built 4000 years ago by the Minoans gives an insight into the ...
... the cafes. We explored the old town a bit more finding the Rimondi Fountain with it's spouting lions heads before heading to the front to find a restaurant for lunch our New Years treat. We chose a traditional Greek place. It had an extensive menu, at the recommendation of 'The Old Druid' we both had Kleftiki, sliced of lambs leg slowly cooked with vegetables and potatoes, it was delicious! Washed down with beers. The ...
... did the 1000 mile checks while Catering made use of the oven and baked a fruit cake and made a venison casserole, enough for two days.
After lunch we updated the blogs and photographs, sent some emails to friends that had written to us over Christmas and then continued our research for our Spring travel plans.
We have enjoyed our week in the Villa, the ...
Boxing Day. We decided to drive in the rain into the mountains for an explore. The route we chose on the map, we thought would take around an hour or so, but in fact it took 3. On one road we noticed an information board, we stopped to read it, it gave details of a tomb that had been discovered at this spot only in 1981, the treasures and artefacts have been removed, but the ...