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  • Crete, GreeceWe flew, April 25th from Stockholm, Sweden to Berlin, Germany, where we had a two hour layover, and then we flew from Berlin to Chania, Greece (Crete) with no problems at all. We caught Posted by Wohlford in Wohlford's Trip | May 4, 2022
  • it really is all Greek to meThere are two problems with Greece – I can’t understand a word of the language (it really is all Greek to me) and Greek drivers are mad. Hence I’ve invented two new Posted by scoleman29 in It's all Greek to me | Sep 21, 2018
  • The Evans Edifices Museums are bit like zoos. The Greeks consider Elgin a thief for nabbing their marbles from the Parthenon, and rightly so in my opinion. Lesser kno Posted by scoleman29 in It's all Greek to me | Sep 19, 2018
  • Life’s a beachElafonisi and Balos beaches consistently rate amongst the best beaches in Europe. We went with Greeka.com’s number 1 rating of Balos, and it didn’t disappoint. It Posted by scoleman29 in It's all Greek to me | Sep 20, 2018
  • Our final days in this paradise I am loving all the fresh vegetables… I will never get sick of greek salad… tomatoes, cucumber, homemade capers, feta…and paxi madi ( dried barley husk bread) its the best! Little Leo is turning 5. Well he Posted by OhanaNomads in We are the World! | Jun 20, 2018
  • 9 Days in Crete '' Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. ~Miriam Beard '' Rather than have a long summer break we settled on an extended week in Crete Posted by RoyandIngrid in Carry On Travelling... | Feb 5, 2018
  • A Month in CreteKali Limines The first beach day was to Kali Limines with friends Penny & Steve. We spent nearly an hour just treading water in the calm sea; chatting and watching the baby fish go by. Penny was wearing a sunhat and Posted by TangoBiker in Fabulous Fifty | Sep 27, 2015
  • Raki, anyone?! Chania, pronounced Hahn-yah, is the second largest city on the island of Crete. In typical Greek fashion, Chania can be spelled one of three different ways (talk about confusing! Obviously this is excluding the Greek lettering); Chania, Hania, or Xania. Posted by melpage in Not all those who wander are lost... | Sep 25, 2014
  • Aghios Nikolas CreteCrete is the southern most of the Greek Islands, and with the most colorful ancient Greece history. We ported in Aghios Nikolas and drove an hour west to Heraklion where we visited Knossos....also known as the Palace of King Posted by AZClyde in Turkey & Greece | Sep 4, 2014
  • Throw some more mud on the fire motherWhen Christopher Columbus set off to discover the new world he left from Portugal. This was a very important decision. Had he departed from the Inner or Outer Hebrides we would never have had Fast Food, the Internet or Bottled Posted by Wheelspin in Who needs a holiday - I need sedatiation | Jun 9, 2014
  • Stick a purple carrot in the dykeHolland is actually the name of a region and former province in the Netherlands. I never knew that until I recently offended a guy simply by asking him directions. Usually I have to concentrate to offend effectively and wonder if Posted by Wheelspin in Who needs a holiday - I need sedatiation | Jun 4, 2014
  • Where do I put my olive stone ?I’m sure you know someone who you wish would go away – a long way away. Well, there is a destination for them. The first thing I saw when I exited the terminal in Heraklion was a bus sign-written Cretin Posted by Wheelspin in Who needs a holiday - I need sedatiation | May 19, 2014
  • Goodbye Daios CoveFriday morning and it's our last day, we fly home at stupid o'clock tonight. Our airport taxi pick up is coming for us at 7-30 pm so we are going to make the best of our last day here and Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Jun 22, 2013
  • Gridlock in Aghios NikolaosThursday night, our last night. We decided to drive into Aghios Nikolaos. Now there's a couple of things you need to know about this place. It sits on a bit of a promentory and is therefore surrounded by the sea Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Jun 22, 2013
  • Most Southern Town in EuropeThursday morning and an early start, well for one of us anyway. Took some early morning photos of the resort before anybody was about. Then after another superb breakfast we set off for Ierapetra, the most southerly European town Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Jun 20, 2013
  • Cricket in Crete?I don't really like using my travel blog for these sorts of reasons but as you are probably aware there are some very important cricket matches taking place at the moment. Sporting superstar gladiators skilled with the bat and experts Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Jun 19, 2013
  • Incident at breakfastBREAKFAST WEDNESDAY? I like breakfast, loads to choose from, all my favourites oh and one of those slow moving toasting machines. You know the ones, a conveyor belt with bread on under a heating element. Got it sussed you see, Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Jun 19, 2013
  • Mountain folkA day spent in the mountains with spectacular scenery along some very interesting roads. We drove to Lassithi Plateau a lush, fertile flat oasis at altitude right in the middle of and surrounded by some pretty impressive peaks. The temperature Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Jun 19, 2013
  • Full moon at Daios CoveLate night last night and eventually woke up this morning feeling just as full as last night. Not sure if we skipped breakfast cos we were late up or cos we were still stuffed. Anyway a walk first then Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Jun 18, 2013
  • Happy BirthdayMonday 17th June 2013. It's Jo's special birthday. Not that every birthday isn't special when you get to Jo's age! Cards and prezzie time. Unfortunately some numpty concealed a card from his daughter in his holiday rucksack. Then his Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Jun 17, 2013
  • O M GWe obviously slept soundly aided by the complete and utter silence. Awoke and flung back the curtains and threw open the sliding doors which occupied the whole wall at the end of our room. Oops! The gardener and Jo briefly Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Jun 15, 2013
  • Greek IslandsIt's easy to decide to spend your holidays in the Greek Islands. You see a couple of pictures in Google and it's enough: "I need to go there!" However, it's not THAT easy to make the next decisions. Which Greek Posted by lollasvacations in Lolla's Vacations | Sep 25, 2012
  • Exploring CreteCrete was cycling through warm villages past orange groves and hiking through patches of wild oregano in the mountains. Meeting crazy Polski's on their holidays and missioning out to the most picturesque, almost deserted beach, and having a dip because Posted by two_pukeko in Two Pukeko in a Ponga Tree | Jul 21, 2012
  • More Piles of RocksAs we had a lot of gas to burn in our car, we wanted to make today a full day and to see a couple different areas of the island. First off, we headed to Knossos, which is home to Posted by sellnow in Far From Home | Jun 5, 2011
  • Heraklion, CreteThis city is also known as Iraklion and is the largest city and capital of Crete. Crete being the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean and the most southern of the Greek Islands. Today’s tourist visited: Castello del Molo, the Marine Posted by dpedler in MV Discovery - 2009 | Sep 1, 2010

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