Aquila Elounda Village Hotel
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We spent our last breakfast in Oia with a young Microsoft couple from Vancouver who we had met the day before. Billy had brought Veronica to Santorini to propose to her and she had just accepted. We scheduled the 1.5 hour boat trip from santorini to Crete to allow us to see some of the Cretian Sea. We were scheduled to depart at 6:00 pm however we …
... to serve the dishes as they are ready (which works great eating family style) the meats seemed like they just kept coming and were topped off by an entire pig leg/butt/thigh/something. It was all delicious. Probably one of my favorite salads since I've been here (they're all slightly different variations of the same thing). The pork fell off the bone and melted in your mouth. We were all miserable when we walked ...
... who can speak Greek), struck up a conversation with an 80 year old man who happened to know a certain Yianni. He claimed we were standing right beside Yianni's old Pension [pen-see-ON]. Yianni sold it to another man at some point and the other man was now ka-put (as he put it) but Yianni was still alive. Attached are pictures, but who knows. The outside doesn't really look like other pictures I've ...
Tour of Crete in the morning. Visited the ruins of a palace, very crowded, hot and uncomfortable. 36c with no air conditioning on a packed bus. Very pleased to be back in town, having pizza and beer for lunch. Off to Rhodes tomorrow, hopefully a little ...
On the second day last on the island of Crete we stayed in a hotel next to an amazing beach. Under the waves there were fish and small caves along the shoreline. There were lots of Russian tourists. When I swam in the crystal clear water I felt the dirt and grime disappear as I dive under the waves. The next day we went to the airport and caught a plane to Rhodes after visiting Knossos palace and Heraklion museum. Minoan overdose I reckon but don't tell Dad. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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