Viva Island Hotel

17 Minoos St., Hersonissos, Crete, 700 14, Greece | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Hersonissos

Knossos

A travel blog entry by buschlog on Aug 08, 2014

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After visiting museum yesterday, we were excited to see the real city. Many other tourists had the same plan! A cruise ship from Eastern Europe flooded the site with people. Even so, it was marvelous to imagine how the people lived in this city several thousand years ago. Dave captured the clear sky, massive columns, ...

Heraklion, Crete

A travel blog entry by buschlog on Aug 07, 2014

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... Kazantzakis, author of Zorba the Greek. Worked our way back through the center of Heraklion to what is considered the top archeological museum in Greece. The Minoan artifacts were incredibly beautiful. Surprising to learn that for all their advances, the Greek and Roman civilizations that followed in many ways had art that was cruder than the Minoans who inhabited ...

Santorini

A travel blog entry by aimeesean on Jul 31, 2014

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... rides down and Aimee takes the cable car. Back to the ship by 8:30 for our final 3 course dinner and pack to leave our cruise the following morning, we then also discover we're both a tad sunburnt in random places, Aimee in her belly button (who would have thought to sunblock in there) and Sean on his thighs and tummy.. Lucky Greek island cruising with 30 degree days and burning hot sun are at an end. Tomorrow we disembark and head for the Albanian ...

Pote tin Kyriaki

A travel blog entry by aurisch on Jul 20, 2014

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It's too easy for these years to roll off your tongue without understanding them. As the time of Julius Ceasar is to us so the time of King Minos was to Julius Ceasar. Four thousand years ago the Minoan people built the Palace of Knossos from soft local stone. They built the hydraulic system to pipe fresh spring water six miles through terracotta pipes into their palace. They built a palace of 1400 rooms, so large, complex and ...

Heraklion, Knossos Palace

A travel blog entry by storyquilter on Jul 20, 2014

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... alas this was not to be. We saw other tour guides being more engaged with their tours, ie walking them from feature to feature, holding up maps and diagrams and pointing things out. Oh well.... I often wandered away from the group trying to get the pictures I wanted, sometimes I was successful sometimes not. After Knossos we went to the Heraklion Museum, it was fantastic, once again the guide was not. Then she walked us to the market ...

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