Princess Europa Hotel
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... it phonetically). I have also worked out, that of all the countries we have been to so far, Greek is the hardest language to work out. I simply cannot speak 'triangle', that is, while some letters are the same as in our alphabet, there are some tricky symbols which mean absolutely nothing to me - and I can't even try to sound them out.)
Chania, however, was brilliant, The Maritime Museum, the Old Port, the Venetian Lighthouse, the cafés, ...
... did it cost? What's your favourite place? Why is your face so red?
My most enjoyable answer to the question, "So what part of America are you from?" is, "The Canadian part." When they sheepishly apologize, I respond to those who are English, "That's okay, Irish people always make that mistake." Some get it, some don't. The same can be done interchangeably with Kiwis and Aussies.
Our favourite was when we ...
Another Venetian harbour, and a fort, and an old town. But this time a very pretty old town. Lots of narrow streets filled with cafes, shops, old doorways and balconies, and lots of flowers. It's a mixture of Venetian and Turkish architecture – rounded stone arches of the Venetians and overhanging balconies of the Turks. Very pretty.
The fort sits on a head land on the edge of the old town ...
... port and an old city that is not so old as much of it was destroyed in WWII- the Battle of Crete . A walking street up from the port, a few ok side streets but nothing fantastic. The old city walls still exist to an extent so did a wander around the top of them.
Took a bus out of town to the village of Archanes and went for a wander around it and its surrounds (amongst the olive groves). Nice little village but saw it all in 15 ...
Today we had a two hour drive along the highway to Knossos, an archeological site from the Minoan age. It was a Minoan palace that was nearly 4000 years old. It was home to a king who asked Apollo for a bull to sacrifice to honour Apollo. The bull was so beautiful though that the king sacrificed another one,which made Apollo angry. He then made the queen fall in love with the bull, which produced the Minotaur, a half human, half bull, which lived on human blood. ...