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The Sheep Theory of Restaurants

July 5th 2019
We’re a bit tired after a long day of travelling yesterday, so Issy glues herself to a lounge under an umbrella next to the hotel pool. Every effort to prise her loose fails, so I take the opportunity to read up a bit about Crete on the ever reliable Wikipedia. Crete is a serious island. It‘s the largest island in Greece and the fifth largest in the Mediterranean. Its major historical signifi ... read more
Europe » Greece » Crete » Chania

Greek Flag Greece achieved its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories, most with Greek-speaking populations. In Worl... ... read more
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7th July 2019

Sheep theory
Many a time we have stepped off the beaten path and seen hordes following a flag going "Baa, Baa." We follow "the locals know best" when it comes to restaurants. Some of our best meals have been in peasant restaurants where taste and atmosphere more than compensate for lack of fine decor. Denise and I still talk of the best Peking Duck ever in the Crowne Plaza in Wanfujing and the best chicken & Scotch eggs in a dirt alley in Mali. I guess our eating habits while travelling are pot luck...following the locals and avoiding as best we can saying "Baa, Baa." Thanks for a fun blog.
8th July 2019

Sheep
Locals know best is a good maxim!
8th July 2019

Sheep
Locals know best is a good maxim!

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