Villa Katerina Holiday Apartments
Travel Blogs from Rethymnon
... shame about the food - but to be fair breakfast is good. Sunday and a lazy day - swimming and walking to more forts. It rained heavily this afternoon just enough to cool things down. Loutro is a typical white and blue village shoehorned into a small bay - no roads! Monday - we left early to walk to Chora Sfakion to beat the heat - but ...
... in salty seawater! Luckily the rest of the boat ride at sunset was great, no sea sickness for Brad either despite the white capped waves and wind.
On the bus ride back from the southern town of Hora Sfakion we chatted with the Irish ladies we met in the Fish Spa. They gave us a restaurant recommendation for the night, as they were headed there after the hike. Their friend who stayed back in Chania was going to meet them to secure seating ...
... and this has proven worthwhile in our travels so far.
Arriving in Chania for dinner roughly an hour later, the hotel manager gave us some food recommendations for the evening. We headed towards the harbor at sunset visiting many shops along the way. The harbor was extremely beautiful and hopping with nightlife. The picturesque lighthouse on the horizon was a great scene at dinner time before our long hike tomorrow of the Samaria ...
... century BC! The potteries are for you Mum..they used some sort of wheel to turn their clay. The large urn is the same height as Brian it was turned in three to four pieces.....someone must have been the turner & someone else the potter surely? Must have been a combination of coils & turning. Later potteries were seen to be painted then the dark paint was etched. You may make out the little blue pottery....time after trade with exports & imports.
Antonia kindly took us to the local markets this morning. The vegetables are superb.. I know our vision is slightly clouded by excitement.. but they definitely are very good quality as we get to taste now & then. You are so right Manuela...self catering is going to be a struggle to slip back into! There are 2 microclimates here for growing fresh produce.. the plateau in the mountains & the low areas near the coastline....all year ...
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