Scala Palace Hotel
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Momo et les enfants se reposent un peu au Scala Palace Hôtel pendant que Jérôme doit faire une visite à Montréal.
... it is very windy and very rough. Tender boats are needed here and if they say it is unsafe no one will be allowed to leave the ship. Unfortunately this proves to be the case. They allowed disembarking passengers off but those who were only visiting briefly had to stay on board. The upper decks were crowded and the wind fierce for the offshore photo shoots. There will be many upswept / wind tousled records of this moment ...
... 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.
... the other Protopalatial palaces around Crete at 1700 BC, probably by a large earthquake or foreign invaders. It was immediately rebuilt to an even more elaborate complex and until its abandonment was damaged several times during earthquakes, invasions, and in 1450 BC by the colossal volcanic eruption of Thera, and the invasion of Mycenaeans who used it as their capital as they ruled the island of Crete until 1375 BC." (Wikipedia)
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 ...