Villa Arhanes Traditional Cretan House
- Airport Transportation
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- High-speed internet in room
- Refrigerator in room
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... relatively new archeological dig on the side of the road. It's amazing. Everywhere you turn there's another piece of history unfolding. We decide to attend the museum of archeology. . It's rumoured to have some of the best preserved Minoan artifacts. They got more than enough. Gold jewelry, tools, lamps, toys, figurines - and clay pots big enough to bury everything And apparently you CAN "take it with you". Some guy's sarcophagus contained two ...
... we were out of change (thus no way to tip him), so we ran across the street to the Avocado Restaurant and ordered their amazing chocolate dessert to go. With our dessert in hand and some change we were rushed off to the port to catch our ferry to Crete. This isn't a typical ferry. Take a catamaran and a cruise ship, paint some bright green lettering and symbols on the side, and you have your typical Greek inter-island ferry. While the mass of people who had been on ...
... same time. Hence I can sometimes get a couple of days behind in my updates. This is likely to happen after Athens as we are at sea on Friday and Istanbul again on Saturday (very little free wi-fi in Istanbul). I am way behind with photographs. Transferring from my camera to the Mac in the lab is easy. Getting them onto my iPad is not. If I use iTunes I have to use my satellite time. They have to be sent as an email attachment ...
... We even took an extra path that jetted out towards an enormous rock formation known as Skaros Rock, where Blake and Rob climbed to the top for a bit of extra exercise. We passed many villas where people were soaking up the sun next to beautiful infinity pools. As hot and sweaty as we were, there were quite a few moments where we considered jumping into the pools! Blake and I decided we would come back to Santorini to spend our 10 year anniversary at one of those villas.
... storied building, spanning 5 1/2 acres, and was destroyed twice in its history, once from fire (roughly in 1700 BC), the second and later destruction from a major earthquake which ravaged Crete. Two factors are thought to have contributed to the end of the Minoan: the possible eruption of the volcano Thera and the rise of the Mycenean civilization upon Crete.
English archaeologist, Sir Arthur John ...