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October 16, 2014

Our guests requested champaign by the infinity pool to celebrate a birthday...can you think of a finer location to celebrate.....this could be the backdrop to your next big celebration! Just took a little polaroid

 

October 16, 2014

well, we can't quite believe it, they say October in Crete is the second spring, when all the wild flowers re appear the same as they did in Spring, well forget second spring, we're into the second summer, 29c today. Glorious blue skies and a magnificent sunset. Spent...

August 6, 2014

What's really interesting about running a hotel are welcoming international guests, we've just had guests from France, Spain, Switzerland and mainland Greece and we are waiting for more from Italy  Germany and Isreal. We've been so busy we've been having to disppoint p...

June 15, 2014

just to prove the red sands gone, and Gaddafi didn't get his revenge, check out the azure pool now, lot of hard work but worth it......need a sit down

June 15, 2014

summer's well and truly here and what timing. Following on from some windy and wet weather when most of the sahara landed in the pool, normal business has been resumed and yesterday when we were having 120 square metres of turf been laid, the temperature hit 32c...typi...

May 13, 2014

very nearly there....we should be moving in the house Friday this week, dressing the rooms and publishing the photo's next week. As most things here operate at Greek time or Ellinaka hora, there are always delays but our biggest delay has been with the electrician. He...

May 1, 2014

We spent a wonderful lunch yesterday at taverna Ntounias in Drakona in the mountains behind Chania. We were introduced by our friends who have eaten there many times. You really need to want to find it and it won't get much passing trade as it's really off the beaten t...

April 22, 2014

Easter is the most important of all their festivals and we have enjoyed a wonderful Greek Easter or Kala Paska as we say in Greek.. We went to Church in Galvalohori Sataurday evening when the priest brings out one lit candle and everyone lights their candle from that o...

April 18, 2014

Just had a wonderful day with Yiorgos foraging in the hills. He is a fascinating fella who took us to the village of his great grandfather and showed us how to pick horta, the greens growing wild and we made an excellent dandelion salad.He also introduced us to his cou...

April 13, 2014

Apologies for the late blog, still having problems with broadband, so I have had to come into Vamos square to use the free wifi in a 19th century Kefenion, how ironic......just had a full day bashing metal fence posts into granit, very hard work, something I avoided fo...

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