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Europe » Greece » Crete » Malia June 28th 2012

18 you're starting university, getting a job...going out into the real world. Or also, going out and legally getting wasted. Staggering around in your tiny dress and heels in the UK climate... Malia was not a destination of choice. I like to see things, explore cities, and go sightseeing. My idea of getting drunk, and being hung-over for the day was not an idea of exploration, let alone a relaxing holiday. I did this on a weekly basis in university anyway. I didn't need to pay 400 pound for a flight and hotel with what I can do for almost free. But I went along, after all, I wanted to do one of these 'girly holidays'. I got the biggest shock of my life when, not only did I bear it, I enjoyed it. Being greeted ... read more

Europe » Greece » Crete » Malia May 17th 2011

Monday 16th May 2011 Malia Crete The hotel we are staying is the Hotel Neon in Malia, Pat booked it on the internet and it is €20.00 per night for both of us including breakfast. Breakfast was continental in style with cheese, ham and bread several other things. Tea, coffee and juices all help yourself to as much as you want and very satisfactory. Today we had decided to revisit Agios Nikolaos and Makrigialos, we left about 10 and tootled off into the sun. Talking of which, the weather is better here than when we left Cyprus. The spring this year in Cyprus has been very disappointing. We found our way with no real difficulties as we had spent 5 weeks on Crete two and a half years ago, of which we have very fond memories. ... read more

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