Best Western Sunshine Village
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... it. This is yet another thing we will be trying to make when we get home.
From lunch we “hustled” (read waddled) back to the hotel to pick up our bags to make the 2:30 bus back to Heraklion. Though a fairly uneventful 3 hour drive, we were barely able to peel ourselves out of our chairs to start the 10 minute walk up the hill to the hotel. Thank god we were going uphill! With zero energy to get around, we opted for dinner at ...
After connecting flights from Berlin we flew over amazing views and were excited to arrive in Mykonos island, met with a cold beer from Lucy and her friend Tori. We stayed in a peaceful pension owned by 'Maria' who spoke very little English but made life easy for us providing free transfers - such a luxury! We enjoyed our first Greek meal, and happily tucked into a delicious Greek salad and moussaka, yum! After good catch up Max and ...
... and waited on the tow line for everyone else to get in. Without our snorkels we were forced to decide to either waste air (Brad) or suck water (Jen). When everyone got in, we finally descended.
After being in Egypt, the dive was definitely disappointing. There was a few schools of fish (black, purple & orange, yellow & purple), what looked like water centipedes, occasional sea sponges, one anemone, and one big black and white fish. ...
... century BC! The potteries are for you Mum..they used some sort of wheel to turn their clay. The large urn is the same height as Brian it was turned in three to four pieces.....someone must have been the turner & someone else the potter surely? Must have been a combination of coils & turning. Later potteries were seen to be painted then the dark paint was etched. You may make out the little blue pottery....time after trade with exports & imports.
... frescoes discovered are housed in the Heraklion Museum and re-productions present @ Knossos. Eva showed us the oldest paved road in all of Europe, that also lead to the oldest theatre in Europe – with box seating for Royalty even! It was a very interesting site and we were glad to have shown up when we did – at sunset. The site was fairly empty at this time of the day, and the heat of the day was long behind us. The ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking