Horizon Beach Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... his wife Pasiphae to fall in love with the animal. The result of this union was the Minotaur (half man half bull) who lived in a labyrinth beneath the kings palace munching on youths and maidens. The site was discovered in 1878 by Minos Kalokairinos The excavations began in 1900 by english archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans and continued for 35 years . Archaelogists tend to disparage Evans reconstructio. The buildings (palace courtyards private apartments and baths) give a fine idea ...
... and walking along the shore. We decided to skip the other beach we had planned to visit and ended up staying at Elofonisi for about 5 hours before winding our way through the islands. For dinner the hotel helped us book a spot at a rooftop restaurant overlooking the harbor and sunset. Although the restaurant Pallas was more Italian than Greek food, it was delicious and the ambiance could not be beat. At the end of each meal they serve raki shots to you and while ...
Moved a little further west – 60km- to Chania. Yet another Venetian port and another "old town". Once again a pretty old town with lots of narrow alleyways, cafes and tourist shops. But nice.
Went to visit the war museum one day but closed due to renovations. Then out to Souda Bay to have a look at the bay that General Freyberg thought he had to defend rather than the airport at Malame. And ...
... down. I came across a large pile of rocks (the orderly kind marking a path--the whole mountain is a pile of rocks). Promising. Still descending. Another pile. This one was on the precipice of a steep cliff that didn't look anything like a hiking trail.
I spent about an hour dithering, back to the column, back to the drop off, trying to make out the terrain, trying to look for a path, or some indication of one. No dice. Eventually I got ...
We appreciated the accommodation to change our schedule to better fit the forecast for hiking. However, the tour ended up being quite different than we expected based on what Margarita indicated following her conversation with Asimina Tours to make the arrangements. We understood the meal would be at a monastery, although we thought the activities would remain largely the same.
In the end, ...