Thalassa Beach Resort
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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Travel Blogs from Agia Marina
... This hotel is much larger and more typical to the U.S. than our previous hotels. We just dropped off our bags and went for another two hour drive to Lasithiti Plateau. Lasithiti Plateau is located inland and at a much higher elevation than Heraklion and is a series of twenty tiny villages. Some of the buildings in the villages still have no roofs from bombings in the World War Two invasion of Crete. The villages are known ...
Last night we had some fun swimming in the pool - Kelly tried to teach chris to float without much success. Over our time on Crete we've met a bunch of people from the Netherlands. The owners of the hotel we're staying at are Dutch, so we think that might be why there are so many Dutch people here. So we've been talking to them about Dutch food and they keep encouraging us to order the croquettes at the hotel, which is a Dutch snack that ...
... leaping about the rocky terrain.
WE stop several times on our drive, Gallatin, the Church of Archangel Michael, Kastelli, Askoi. WE make our way onto (into?) the Lassithi Plateau - the birthplace of Zeus. WE even see the cave where the birth happened. WE drive up and down the mountains all day. Making it to Mesa Potami, and a fabulous little taverna where the lady makes all the food from produce in her own backyard (thank you to Lisa and Chris ...
... beach and then hiked home for lunch. We had a great time but all of the swimming really wore me out and I fell asleep on the car ride home. Now I'm off to shower all of the salt off of myself and maybe play some pool with chris and Kelly before dinner. We're having a great time and Crete has been one of our favorite places. Tomorrow we'll be leaving and we're all sad to ...
... did it cost? What's your favourite place? Why is your face so red?
My most enjoyable answer to the question, "So what part of America are you from?" is, "The Canadian part." When they sheepishly apologize, I respond to those who are English, "That's okay, Irish people always make that mistake." Some get it, some don't. The same can be done interchangeably with Kiwis and Aussies.
Our favourite was when we ...