Photos: Crete, Greece (Rethymnon to be exact)

Got to Crete today in a town called Chania (prnounced “ha-knee-ah”) at about 5.30am. Spent 30mins or so hunting for WIFI to lookup hostels – turned out there weren’t any hostels there, so I jumpeda bus with the last ShlaapLekker, Sam, to the next big town Rethymnon. €9 a night at Hostel Rethymnon is not so bad.
Farmers are blocking roads here and not much is open for the traveller due to it being the low-season. Still though it’s cool being here.
Ferry to Rhodes is friday, as long as I can get past the farmers.

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Check your Turkey

Haha that is hilarious…
I handed over my 110 lira for a Istanbul to Athens fare, only to cross the border and be told “this ticket is for simple train only, today no simple train. You must pay €26 for intercity train to Athens.”
Yeah as I said, hilarious.
So here we are getting a train to Alexanderopopopoplous to get some euro and get the intercity train. The alternative was to pay €6.50 to Thessaloniki and cough up €17+ for a nights accomodation.
Also a funny moment – Dan took a photo of the Greek border crossing as we passed in the train. When we got to the Greek passport control Dab was asked if he’d taken a photo of the border. He was politely asked the delete the photo after the border army had phoned trough to the Pythion trainstation and reported it!
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