Travel Blogs from Piskopiano
After visiting museum yesterday, we were excited to see the real city. Many other tourists had the same plan! A cruise ship from Eastern Europe flooded the site with people. Even so, it was marvelous to imagine how the people lived in this city several thousand years ago. Dave captured the clear sky, massive columns, ...
... repeatedly returning to rooftop bars and restaurants with their splendid views over the Mediterranean. After sleeping in to deal with the time change, we did a long walk today around the old city following the fortifications from the Middle Ages when the Venetians were in control. All sorts of old and new developments along the parapets, including the grave ...
... in second place with the Aussies winning. You now all know someone famous, he received comments and praise the rest of the day for his efforts. We dock at Santorini inside the crater of a live volcano around 3, jump on a bus and head up the cliff and head over to the other side of the island for a look around and a refreshing drink whilst looking out over the ocean. After a few hours we jump back on the bus and get dropped off about 300m above the port. ...
... rebuilt with concrete.
The site also contains the oldest theatres in human history, since it is a ground structure this is perfectly original and really can be experienced in its somewhat decayed but original form.
The highlight of the day had to be that Gab and I got some alone time on the tour, the Emerson met up with a girl she met at Kids club, and Max and her older brother were mates 3 minutes later, leaving Gab ...
... alas this was not to be. We saw other tour guides being more engaged with their tours, ie walking them from feature to feature, holding up maps and diagrams and pointing things out. Oh well.... I often wandered away from the group trying to get the pictures I wanted, sometimes I was successful sometimes not. After Knossos we went to the Heraklion Museum, it was fantastic, once again the guide was not. Then she walked us to the market ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed