The Island Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... the last table outside on this crisp night, ordered my dishes and now I await their arrival. The restaurant I'm dining at this evening is one called ιπποκα 61;μος meaning seahorse in Ancient Greek. Although positioned on the busiest street near the port, the atmosphere, or at least in my eyes is bliss. You could claim that the traffic is a major disturbance but I wouldn't change a single thing about the positioning. ...
... It's as if I'm pursing someone who I can't fully have, maybe not just now but probably forever. A game of constant flirting back and forth that will never develop into something more even if you've had significant moments that have brought you closer. This is my relationship with Greece. In the only way I can remotely describe it and probably still one that may make no sense to anyone out ...
Heraklion is the main city on the Island of Crete. One of those places where it would have been good to have more time. The city itself is modern and uninteresting but it is the gateway to an island that is often spoken of. Time here is short and the weather still not perfect. Reluctantly I tag along to visit the Palace of Knossos or more correctly the reconstructed remnants and remains of the Palace. Once it was the centre of ...
... able to traverse through the narrow streets of the small mountain village, avoid the sheep, goats and other cars that utilize the same roads and not get too terribly lost:)
A contrast of old and new(er) worlds blends with a generous spirit and quiet reserve in Crete that made for an amazing time for the Meditteranean leg of our Europe adventure.
... excavated and interpreted by a British man and partially reconstructed for the purposes of showing it to the public. Thousands visit it every year. It is really hard to imagine such an organized and advanced culture as early as 1700 BC. Several Greek people spoke about this site to us and were definitely proud of it!
That same day, we went to the archeological Museum of Crete, where many of the artifacts of Knossos were housed. It is ...