Petradi Beach Lounge Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... Mt Ida 2456 m ) that are close to the coast so there are no rivers or lakes on the island. We had a long drive to Knossos over 2 hours and stopped at a Taverna on the way. The Taverna also sold petrol. The palace of Knossos was the capital of Minoan Crete . It is the inspiration for the Minotaur. According to legend King Minos of Knossos was given a magnificent white bull to sacrifice to the god Poseidon but decided to keep it. This enraged Poseidon who punished the king ...
... goats, and sheep. As soon as Elofonisi came into view, we knew that the drive had been worth it. The beach has several inlets of turquoise water, set off by the white and pink sand. This part of the island can have very strong winds, so we headed to the more protected side of the beach and found ourselves some 3.5 euro lounge chairs under tiki style umbrellas. From there on, the day slipped lazily by as we alternated people watching, gazing out at e ...
We awoke late this morning still a little tired after our late arrival last night. I was just able to sync yesterday's post. Our hotel is an old Venetian building that has been beautifully renovated. We had the best yogurt I've ever had along with a huge variety of other items for breakfast in the charming courtyard. After breakfast we walked along the waterfront of the old Venetian harbor out to the light house to admire the ...
... war cemetery. Not sure how he would have defended the bay. Don't think it was a wise decision on his part. Anyway the Germans were never going to land there so guess he was saved the embarrassment of having to defend it. Cemetery closed due to spraying. Not a good day for seeing what I had planned to see. I did manage to go around the back of the cemetery via the beach and have a look though so all ...
... down. I came across a large pile of rocks (the orderly kind marking a path--the whole mountain is a pile of rocks). Promising. Still descending. Another pile. This one was on the precipice of a steep cliff that didn't look anything like a hiking trail.
I spent about an hour dithering, back to the column, back to the drop off, trying to make out the terrain, trying to look for a path, or some indication of one. No dice. Eventually I got ...