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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 ...
... We have imbibed much of the local firewater-lemon, honey and original-and even seen the distilling process at a local taverna, eating many Cretan pies, zucchini balls, stuffed zucchini flowers, fresh squeezed orange juice and yogurt and honey to last us for quite some time! We almost managed to run out of gas on the backroads (and I mean back roads) but ...
... minutes south of the modern port city of Iraklio.
"Knossos was inhabited for several thousand years, beginning with a neolithic settlement sometime in the seventh millennium BC, and was abandoned after its destruction in 1375 BC which marked the end of Minoan civilization. The first palace on the low hill beside the Krairatos river was built around 1900 BC on the ruins of previous settlements. It was destroyed for the first time ...
Well the morning was overcast and there wasn't a sunrise but I was ready for it!
By 09:00 we were up, fed, checked out, and taxied down to the ferry in a bit of a harem scarem way. Those drivers were nuts!! Honking and speeding and .. Did I mention speeding?!! The trunks were bungee-corded shut with suitcases hanging out! However, we arrived safely at the dock where we met our Hellenic Seaways ferry. I took a ...
... looked nice along the harbor.
Tomorrow we're off to Santorini at 09:00 on our first ferry! As of 00:19 my bags were packed and the alarm was set for 06:00 to catch a sunrise while still on Crete.
Ancient Greek Wisdom:
Pythagoras' Theorem: AA + BB = CC
· Pythagoras of Samos (570-495 BCE)
Word of the day:
Please - Παρακα 55;ώ