Vasilis Apartments

Address: Elounda, Crete, Greece | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located in Elounda.
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Travel Blogs from Elounda

Off to the processor

A travel blog entry by joshualyon on Dec 01, 2014

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... they spend the next 45 minutes getting mixed together and heated. After that they will separate the olive oil off the top watery mash. The oil is weighed and the remaining skin and seed extract becomes a brown mixture used to feed livestock. Out of 42 bags we had 2,000 Kg of olives that produced 318 liters of oil. They let me have 3, which equate to about 10 euros. Hardest $12.50 I think I have ever ...

Harvesting the Olive

A travel blog entry by joshualyon on Nov 28, 2014

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... are a must, as an occasional olive comes flying at you face. After the tree is free of olives, nets are collected with branches, leaves and olives. They are taken to a hand sifter where most of the branches and some leaves are separated. The remaining olives and leaves mix, are put in 100 pound bags. We did 15 bags today, which is pretty good. After 9 hours of battling branches and waving this wand, carrying the bags and sifting for crete gold, I am tired and my shoulders are crazy ...

The Olive Tree Farm

A travel blog entry by joshualyon on Nov 22, 2014

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Today I made it out to the farm, where I will spend the next bit of time, being a farmhand. The owner is Kostos and his wife will be the main ones hosting. They have three sons that help run the hotel and will help with the harvest on the farm. They have several hundred trees that they will harvest over the next couple months. It sounds like we will start harvesting in a few ...

Accidents Happen

A travel blog entry by tanya.lesiuk on Oct 10, 2014

... a kind person because who knows where I would have ended up if I continued walking alone. After returning back to my hotel room, the night just got worse and continued to bring me problems. The highlight or the let's say finer moment of my life was when I woke up in the morning; not only did I feel like death but never have I ever felt that I couldn't ever return back to a hotel again, the cleaning lady would have not been happy is all I will say. No more Raki for ...

Windmills and Cave Hunting

A travel blog entry by davetamara on Oct 02, 2014

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... accomplished. We went to an excellent taverna for dinner, where there was a
sexy manageress who seemed to have taken quite a shine to Niall. She was quite sympathetic about the wasp sting too. We saw him to
the bus and then went to bed early, after our two long days visiting Lassithi..





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