Crete 2017 Blog 6 Plakias


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April 28th 2017
Published: April 28th 2017
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Reminder: the panoramic photos at the start of the blog change every 7/10 seconds and give a larger and clearer image than when viewed with the other photos. Also, there are lots more photos below the text if you want to skip the diary details, and if you double click on any of the photos you will get an enlarged, clearer, image. You can return to the text anytime. Monday 24th April: unk... Read Full Entry



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Damnoni BeachDamnoni Beach
Damnoni Beach

Colurful access path to the eastern end of the beach
Damnoni Beach looking eastDamnoni Beach looking east
Damnoni Beach looking east

the small beach beyond the main beach is the nudist beach
Damnoni as it used to beDamnoni as it used to be
Damnoni as it used to be

A tiny harbour and a couple of fishermen's cottages
West of DamnoniWest of Damnoni
West of Damnoni

The coast path leading to Plakias
Is this the maddest road junction ever?Is this the maddest road junction ever?
Is this the maddest road junction ever?

The western interchange off the E75 main highway for Rethymno. The main highway passes beneath the interchange and there are four traffic lanes leading on to and out of the overpass on the north side, and there are eight lanes leading on to and out of the overpass from the south side. There are traffic lights but they are not operational because the locals ignored them: no roundabout, no right of way signs, no road markings. And, amazingly, no accidents.



29th April 2017

Wadi Rhum eat your heart out!
Enjoyed the ride through the gorge and well worth the effort to get street view aligned
3rd May 2017

Tomb Raiding
Awesome! I would have been a tomb raider too! Bet you would have loved the big bad Chev on those roads!
4th May 2017

Tomb Raiding
There were many occasions when I thought that the Chev was made for roads like the ones in Crete; especially going through those gorges where the engine noise would reverberate

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