Venus Mare Apartments
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- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Outdoor pool
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The city called Heraklion, or if you like, Iraklio. Two names for the same place. It's the big island. Once treed and lush, it was clear cut for timber to build ships. The Minoans ruled the seas. It was the whole world then. 5,000 years ago. Give or take a thousand. Imagine deforesting an entire island the size of Crete. We do it every year in BC. Haven't learned much have we? Lisa and i have hit the seawall early. Walking along, we stop to ...
... A has a bruised bum due to the turbulent ride, but at least we had a rain jacket to keep her partially dry from the incessant sea spray. Once we turned the boat in, the kind proprietor drove us all the way back to our hotel. He spends April to November renting out five boats and the rest of the year he lives in Romania, skis in Austria, and otherwise recuperates from 8 months of working 7 days a week sometimes until midnight. Our next driver was a few minutes ...
... does not add anything to the dish. The Cote de Rhone purchased yesterday we had with dinner (corkage $20 US). Very good, even our Sommelier agrees. Cunard's open policy on bringing alcohol aboard (in sensible quantities) is greatly appreciated. At our afternoon cocktails on the balcony we have enjoyed some lovely wines. Sadly the Prosecco is finished until we reach Italy again. Early night as we have a busy agenda in Athens ...
... the water was calm, crystal clear, and shiny blue. The sand and sun were hot and we soaked up as much as we could before catching the shuttle back into town to get back on the boat.
Our next island of paradise was one we were all very much looking forward to: Santorini. Have you seen that postcard photo of pristine white buildings with blue painted domes high on the hills over looking the sea? Yes, that's where we were. Santorini is a special place because it is a ...
... 7-51 ~ 11-7-41) is most famous for structures and artifacts found there and elsewhere through the eastern Mediterranean. He funded the excavations!
Back to the ship for lunch then we went ashore, with Jenny, who hadn't done the tour due to having a sore back, but a massage helped greatly. We took time to have a coffee at a café to use free WiFi on the bank of the beautiful Lake Voulismeni in the centre of ...