Villa Arhanes Traditional Cretan House
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... of the harbor and lighthouse from the second floor windows.
After meandering along the streets of the old town and the market, we decided to grab lunch before boarding the bus to Heraklion. We decided to test out our new rules for Greek Restaurants:
1) Only eat at cute places. If the restaurant is beautiful, the owners take pride in the establishment and therefore their food.
2) Only order one appy and one main OR ...
... nearly drew out my stomach with each turn. Jen asked how I was feeling and I couldn’t respond for fear of opening my mouth at an inopportune moment. My silence provided the answer! Luckily I didn’t paint the rear seats of the van, and left with my dignity!
When we got back to the hotel, we decided to have a quick siesta before lunch. I downed some Gravol and passed out for an hour. That was all I needed to right myself – ...
So much to say, just pictures for now..write up tonight. Starts Neolithic period 7000 BC to the Roman 4th century AD
Just returned from a beautiful homemade meal, with Antonia & Vasili on their veranda, of rabbit, meat wrapped in cabbage leaves, Greek salad with tiny olives the size of small grapes & homemade feta, moussaka, homemade sweets of fruit preserved with honey. As we said the journey is in the people we meet.We have been so ...
... us just on time for the last English tour. On the way there, it was interesting to watch the cultural differences in traffic. A woman in the passenger seat, with a baby in her lap – firing up a cigarette! Crazy.
Our guide Eva spoke in a rather strange manner, putting emPHASis on the wrong syLABles. Besides that distraction she provided great insight into the Knossos site through her stories. Arthur Evans ...
Antonia kindly took us to the local markets this morning. The vegetables are superb.. I know our vision is slightly clouded by excitement.. but they definitely are very good quality as we get to taste now & then. You are so right Manuela...self catering is going to be a struggle to slip back into! There are 2 microclimates here for growing fresh produce.. the plateau in the mountains & the low areas near the coastline....all year ...
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