Milia Mountain Retreat
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... Mt Ida 2456 m ) that are close to the coast so there are no rivers or lakes on the island. We had a long drive to Knossos over 2 hours and stopped at a Taverna on the way. The Taverna also sold petrol. The palace of Knossos was the capital of Minoan Crete . It is the inspiration for the Minotaur. According to legend King Minos of Knossos was given a magnificent white bull to sacrifice to the god Poseidon but decided to keep it. This enraged Poseidon who punished the king ...
... I did the hardest bit. Very windy though and sleeping out was not that pleasant.
Finally it was a walk east around the coast to Elafonisi. It was meant to take 5-6 hours. Well 9 hours later, with a very swollen and sore ankle, I made it. The track wasn’t particularly well defined and certainly in most parts couldn’t really be called a track. Lots of rock hopping trying to follow some marks and marker posts. Very ...
... two restaurants gave us raki that could have been confused for vodka, this time the raki was smooth and almond flavored, perfect for sipping as we gazed out over the harbor hustle and bustle. After dinner we wandered through the streets and alleys within the old city wall. It is a great place to people watch and e architecture is beautiful. A note about restaurants. I realize that I may later want the names of restaurants we have enjoyed to recommend to others so ...
... Our hotel is inside the old Venetian city walls, which are filled with cozy alleys and picturesque courtyards. Later we walked over to the town beach for a swim. On our way we ran into the daily market that put most of our California farmers markets to shame. The fish, cheese, produce, and honey all looked delicious. After a while on the beach, we found a good waterfront restaurant and were shocked by how low the prices were ...
... war cemetery. Not sure how he would have defended the bay. Don't think it was a wise decision on his part. Anyway the Germans were never going to land there so guess he was saved the embarrassment of having to defend it. Cemetery closed due to spraying. Not a good day for seeing what I had planned to see. I did manage to go around the back of the cemetery via the beach and have a look though so all ...