Travel Blogs from Rethymnon
Paul did get to the Fort and has the photos to prove it. Saturday - the long walk to Loutro. I was suffering with the heat so caught the Ferry and left Paul to 'tramp'. It was a long hot walk along some very narrow ledges but he made it and then we hit the beach! The blue blue water is lovely. ThenTaverna we are staying in is ok - nice ...
... rules than it was a spa. Jen and I realized we had made yet another mistake on this hike as we looked at our squeaky clean feet, and then our dusty dirty hiking shoes. We recommend bringing additional socks & footwear (ie: flip flops!)
Boarding the ferry boat was quite the experience, as waves splashed up against the docks due to the high winds at the time. Nearing the front of the crowds, our timing was poor – the largest wave ...
... yesterday’s poor lunch experience), we stumbled on a gorgeous restaurant called Erofili. Not only was this place picture worthy (every tourist that walked by took a picture), we ate for 17 Euro and had the best food since we’d arrived. We had an Aegean Salad and stuffed peppers & tomatoes. We need that stuffed veggie recipe, but basically rice, cheese and herbs.
After lunch we took some more time to visit some ...
... uncovered from tombs (cremation) & all the small artefacts, were handmade of course, were offerings to the gods. So intricate in detail & the gold so paper thin. Women of wealth were depicted in artworks with their hands in the air showing of their jewellery & status....nothings changed has it! The intricacies of design & clasps can be seen in today's jewellery. Your earring that hangs from your ear hangs with the same hook design made ...
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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