Philoxenia Hotel Malia
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... to scores of hippies flocking here in the late 60's to take up rent free residence in the caves used for burials in Roman times.
We parked at the beach, there were a couple of other tourist cars parked, but no sign of the hippies, we were expecting groups of wrinkled faces with grey ponytails to be here!
The entry fee of 2 € paid we started to explore, the first caves were not very ...
... she could come and check us out. The food was delicious. Once we had payed and discussed what good year it is for olive oil, we drove into Ieropetra, the economic centre of the green house industry. We shopped and then looked for a top up shop, by the time we got to it it had closed for the afternoon, it amazes us that businesses make any money here, they always seem to be closed!
We drove along the coast occasionally, the road climbed over rocky outcrops and wound it's ...
... depots, these are always busy with pickups dropping off the sacks of olives which are stacked on pallets. Les did a few little jobs, we had lost a hub cap so he replaced it and checked there was still enough grease as a lot was splattered around the wheel. It's lovely to get the washing dry and put away without it hanging around us inside. In the evening we looked some more at itineraries for our ...
... was very nice, he gave us a very large bag of very large tomatoes and explained where every thing was. There are two other campers on the site,which fronts the 'best beach in Crete' so the sign says! We parked up avoiding the small lake or is it a large puddle that the other two campers are parked around. We put the washing into the machine and then have tea. Tomorrows forecast is for sunshine, that will dry the ...
We walked into town, three tasks to complete this morning, we are looking for a launderette, a copy shop and a supermarket. Wandering through the pleasant town we find a copy shop/ computer/ stationary shop. The owner printed off our documents with a bit if help from Les in sorting out which format they were in. There was a supermarket close by but it was a long way to carry the shopping back so we thought we would find one once we had set off, where we Gould park close by. ...