Aquila Elounda Village Hotel
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Airport Transportation
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... 90% humidity, and the fur stores are a plenty…and EMPTY! The jewelry stores are inviting, but we resist. We went into one store – a woodcrafter. The craftsman was in the back working on yet another beautiful piece. He took simple olive wood and turned them into works of art. We found a bowl we liked, not expensive, but thought of lugging it; then we thought of cutting back – so we said no. He did ...
... as there wasn't enough room. The flights went quick enough but we spent more time waiting than moving. Boarding at Athens was as interesting as when the bus took us to the plane it was ******* down with rain. So we had to sprint from the bus to the plane, everyone on board was wet to some extent. Not only that, when we went to board my seat had been changed from 9a to 9c, still next to Mel's 9b. We weren't impressed until ...
... first Moussakka with grilled haloumi as a side. Mel tried cheese pies but did not like them, they were a bit too sweet. So she just stuck with the garlic bread. The owner was very friendly and gave us a cheesecake type desert and some raki to finish. Raki is a digestive the waiter told me, in other words it's alcohol that can dissolve the food you just ate. It certainly did burn and warm the tummy on the way down. Great way to finish our last night in Greece. Rome bound ...
Today the plan was to drive down to Ierapetra and get the boat over to Chrisi Island, the southern most part of Europe before Africa. We arrived in town, bought our tickets for 10 Euro each and found a place to have brekky before departure. However as departure time arrived we were informed that our boat had been cancelled due to rough seas. Even though the last boat to leave has half the size, Greek logic. So we got a refund rather ...
... Once again at a taverna (Greek for eating or drinking place) we encountered smokers, who seem to be everywhere we turn. Don't think they would survive with our Australian smoking laws. Ali navigated us back towards our accommodation while Mel drive. Arriving back in Hersonissous we had a nice dinner by the waters edge. Ali had pepperoni pizza while Mel had spag ...