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Oct 19, 2006 - Marmaris to Crete - We're in training ! (posted by Sam)

This ten day excursion to Crete was a travel-training mission for AB, Ella and me. A good test for us all as it involved a few ferry journeys. Aside from that, Greece's largest island was a place I'd always wanted to explore. We hired a car and in ten days drove from east to west and north to south searching for unspoiled out of the way places. The history of Crete is amazing and it was a huge learning experience in history for the children too....from the Minoans to the Second World War

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Dec 13, 2004 - Agios Nikolaos, Crete

At the bus station I looked at a map and asked where the port was. My package didn't include a room in this town. I was only here to catch the ferry the next day, so I had opted to find a room myself when I got here. With directions I got to the port-luckily this was a small town-and confirmed as best I could that the ferry to Rhodes would leave from here tomorrow. I then looked around a found a hotel open not far away. For 20 euros I got a nice view of the sea, a large bed, TV, icebox and bath in the room. That night I found a restaurant...

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