Arolithos Traditional Cretan Village
Travel Blogs from Heraklion
... 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 ...
... much oxygen as an elephant in 30 minutes) the water was very choppy at the surface. Five foot swells rocked us about, as we waited for one another to board the boat. Total dive time was 33 minutes – whilst I lasted ~45 in the Red Sea in Egypt. After boarding the boat – I realized my balance felt "off". I have not been seasick before, so quickly warned my new Dutch friends I was “so so” giving the Diver’s sign language for ...
... uncovered from tombs (cremation) & all the small artefacts, were handmade of course, were offerings to the gods. So intricate in detail & the gold so paper thin. Women of wealth were depicted in artworks with their hands in the air showing of their jewellery & status....nothings changed has it! The intricacies of design & clasps can be seen in today's jewellery. Your earring that hangs from your ear hangs with the same hook design made ...
... in the early 1900’s and then decided in the 1920’s to restore some elements of the complex. The restorations included rebuilding portions of the palace from his interpretations to help the imaginations of others when viewing the Palace ruins. We were shown the plumbing system, which included baths & flushing toilets – very impressive. Yes that was in the palace, not on the way in by the gift shop either. Many ...
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 ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed