Milia Mountain Retreat
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... day we get stuck with a flat to deal with before we drive to hora sfakion pronounced -***** ass fackeon- The kindness of strangers and a good rental company get us on our way. It's pouring. The roads are a bit slick so we follow the traffic to Virese, or virus if you like. Foreign language names are hard to remember so Paul calls it virus. Virus is the turning point for our next stop. Winding up and through the olive and bouldered countryside we cross ...
... Now we are going to another church that is even higher in the mountain, where a goat apparently found the spot. There was a water cave and it was decided to build a church there. British couple is tweaked because the drive is so very narrow and steep. Pantelis is so proud to show us, in a hidden corner, the bones of dead Germans from WWII. They were put there so the villagers would not suffer repercussions for the deaths. At this ...
... and delightful maze of alleys and side streets. The area is a mix of Byzantine, Greek, Venetian and Turkish architecture. Tomorrow is a sea day. So we are just going to be lazy. The only thing we have to do tomorrow is meet face to face with Israeli immigration officials. We have an appointment with them in the morning. Those officials came on board in Barcelona. The following day we will be in Israel. It will be Happy Hour ...
... to work for our views. The paths were challenging with lots of stairs and large rough rocks. We were glad that we rented walking sticks from our guide. It was great to have them and not have to carry them on our entire trip. They certainly helped with my balance on the boulders and across the rocks in the river. We certainly needed to concentrate nowhere we were walking especially as we crossed the river ...
... lots of tourists.
Day 2 we booked our trip to the Samaria Gorge. The Samaria Gorge is a very full day adventure which deserved it's very own post.
Day 3 was a quiet one. After our day down the Samaria Gorge we creaked down to breakfast and then went beach exploring. We headed out to Stavros Beach where Zorba the Greek was filmed directed by and starring Anthony Quinn. It was an interesting movie but the place is even ...