Solimar Aquamarine Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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... pleasant. we cooked tea before boarding the ferry, this ferry is older than the one we arrived on and our cabin, an inside one isn't as comfortable, I find it a little claustrophobic and although we turned the ventilation up the temperature wouldn't drop below 27 degrees, may be were sleeping over the engine room where the men are stoking the fires!! The ferry set sail on time and we went to bed in our hard beds, as it's an early start, we dock in Piraeus at 6.00 ...
... a large proportion of this area is housing, the streets are so narrow that people on their balconies could shake hands with the people opposite. The remaining buildings are small shops, at one end it felt a bit rundown, many of the houses were in disrepair. We headed off in Dream Catcher to find the local campsite, we hoped it would be open, but we were disappointed. Close by there was a ...
... they lived. Many of the buildings were 3 stories high and all built around a central square. The ruins were unearthed in 1900 by Sir Arthur Evans, he was so enthralled with his discovery that he spent 35 years and £250,000 of his own money excavating and reconstructing it. The reconstruction although made of concrete and painted helped to give an overall feel for the grandure of the place. The frescos had been ...
Before leaving the campsite we walked Logan on the beach, it's makes your ankles ache walking on the pebbles. The sea is much calmer, but the wind is still cold and gusty.
We set off to drive to the next village, we had to drive up into the mountains across one of the deep ravines and then come back down again.
The drive was lovely with the sun shining on the fresh snow. We frequently stopped to take photographs, once again we had ...
... up to the fortress, passing the church which had a very ornate gateway with a clock and bell built in it. We explored the ruins and walked across the headland the views of both sides of the town were good from here and we could see the fresh snow on the mountain tops. It was very windy and the gusts buffeted us about. We walked back down and on to the sea front, the waves were pounding over the sea defences on to the road, we stopped to take some pictures, ...