Solimar Aquamarine Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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... local scene for evening chatter and food. At any given moment there an orchestra of sounds. Not unpleasant but conversations. It's what Kamloops could be if we in-filled the downtown core instead carved up green space for housing. The harbour is fortified from centuries of war over real estate and religion. The thinking was that if you built walls difficult to penetrate and garrisons to protect them from danger, invaders would be deterred. Didn't work. ...
Hard to believe, but there is still more…. Because we are in this small mountain village (Ramni) where his entire extended family lives, we have to stop and say hello to his Aunt, his other Aunt and Uncle, who live next to one another. More food, blessedly coffee, grapes, walnuts and amazing honey. There is a skill set to spearing the walnut, dipping it in the honey, twirling the walnut so the honey doesn’t drip and ...
... and delightful maze of alleys and side streets. The area is a mix of Byzantine, Greek, Venetian and Turkish architecture. Tomorrow is a sea day. So we are just going to be lazy. The only thing we have to do tomorrow is meet face to face with Israeli immigration officials. We have an appointment with them in the morning. Those officials came on board in Barcelona. The following day we will be in Israel. It will be Happy Hour ...
... like to know about hiking in Albania and we wanted more information on cycling in Ireland so we exchanged email addresses. Our bus was in Sougia when we arrived and we spent the next hour or so driving over several mountain ranges on some of the tightest switchback roads that we have ever been on. It was dark when we got back to our hotel and we were tired. A quick dinner of very good mezes and we headed for ...
... lots of tourists.
Day 2 we booked our trip to the Samaria Gorge. The Samaria Gorge is a very full day adventure which deserved it's very own post.
Day 3 was a quiet one. After our day down the Samaria Gorge we creaked down to breakfast and then went beach exploring. We headed out to Stavros Beach where Zorba the Greek was filmed directed by and starring Anthony Quinn. It was an interesting movie but the place is even ...