The Grand Ucel Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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A day on Crete, enjoying great mild weather, some 4,000 year old culture, fruits of the forest, home made wine and our first ever swim in the Mediterranean. Not a bad life. Another city (Heraklion) shut down by protests, this time students against police violence. We teamed up with our kiwi posse and hired a convoy of taxis that did a few of the sights. Really friendly and informative. They thought we were a bit crazy wanting to swim (as it's now out of season). But I ...
... had been waiting 25 minutes for the baggage man. If his bags were to be overweight at the air port he would charge it to the hotel. He was still shouting while the porter came and I left with him to retrieve our bags. After this fuss his blood pressure boiled over when he couldn't find his passport. Such entertainment - his wife soon found it for him - his behaviour really was disgraceful.
It was a long hot transfer to the airport - around ...
... that was left was a shallow lake and marsh which gave rise to malaria which wiped out most of the population. An earthquake destroyed the rest of the city.
Following this we went, by boat, to a local seafood restaurant. We started with a delicious meze plate and then they served chicken, beef or fish. the meze plate, which I had was delicious.
Then the 1.5 hour ride back to the ship. Tomorrow is Kusadasi.
... Estonia at 7 so we headed to the same bar to watch the match. 0 - 1 another England win and a good enough match to watch. It was just before 9pm so too late for the hotel restaurant. We headed into town to the Florida Bar. 3 course filet steak meal for £12 including a drink. A very nice steak and a friendly waiter. A nice change to the hotel food. Back to the hotel - still no wifi and after several beers and wine no packing either. That will wait until ...
... and a beer organised it was up to the summit of the island to watch the first of many sunsets.
Feeling a bit dusty and sweaty from our hill climb it was back to the boat and into the clear blue water for our first swim of the trip. Honestly considering the concerns we had about the trip the day couldn't get much better but oh yes it did....
Tangent time: I will cover the food now so that I don't have to keep repeating myself. Breakfast, lunch and ...