Geiá sou óloi (Hello everybody)! 👋🏼
So at first ☝🏼 I need to start with apologizing for not writing down these Greece days when I where there. It's been more than weeks and months since I've come home.. I've also been on another vacation in between 🙈
And I'm sure I've forgot many goings-on that we did 😅 Opsie 😋 But I'll do my best to remember 🤗
Anyway, it was a spontaneous trip, having my lunch at work, clicked on BOOK button 2 days before the flight took of at Gothenburg/Sweden Wednesday the 8 of August - mañana ✌🏼
Lucky me, I can decide what days I want to work or if I want days off, so a trip from Tuesday - Friday when my friends are having their vacation, sounded like a good idea, change environment, it's healthy for us peepz sometimes ☺️👍🏼
So I landed in Greece 🇬🇷 here goes the (almost forgotten) story✨..
My friends picked me up with their quad at the bus station, drove to a café - drank my cold milkshake drink in 2 seconds because it was so hot - walked around Chania city to check it out (soo charming😍) and then it was room searching for me who didn't booked any room or flight home haha - mañana ✌🏼
So after going around for awhile, searching and searching, I checked in to the hotel next to my friends hotel (30 euro/night) in Platanias (it's like 20 min away from Chania with bus or car/moped..) Fixed me up-danced away to my friends for some pre-party 💃🏻
I didn't drink anything because I decided in Sweden after midsummer that I will stop drinking and treat(party)smoking - and so has it been since then (but of course I'll drink sometimes during my life when it's special occasions or something, we will see ☺️
But my friends on the other hand.. 🍻🍾🍸🍹🍷🥃🥂.. haha we can say that we moved on to Chania for some dancing around 1-2 overnight.
In Chania there's no big clubs, only these small bars with alcohol and music, so yes you can dance but not like in clubs.
So we danced a little bit then we talked and chilled with new friends for the rest of the night.
I met this boy (forgotten his name) who really tried to get a kiss from me, so adorable 🌸 he really deserves credit for trying for hours when I kept saying to him that it's hopeless, it's better to put the time to another girl. But he was so kind, he gave me one e-cigarette to remember him 😍 (it's the small things that counts)
We came home 7 o'clock in the morning, slept for 1 hour, ate hotel breakfast, laid on the pool area for 1 hour then moved to the beach for 2 hours (the beach wasn't so good in Platanias, mostly windy and it's a stony beach) -here comes turbo- took a shower, fixed myself, went to Chania city, strolling around the charming old streets, found a cozy restaurant, ate pasta with my new friend who worked there and had his lunch break, chattered, laughed, moved on, found new friends along the way from different cities, ate delicious ice cream, when I was at this beautiful point with the ocean in front of me on the cliff, my friends recently woke up from their hangover coma 😄
This is the best part when you're not drinking, you have a whole day extra to enjoy life 👍🏼👍🏼
So I took the bus back to Platanias, met this adorable girl who's Greek and had a shatter, met my friends and laid for a while on the breezy beach then went home, relaxed for awhile then we took a chummy nightly meal 🌝✨
We took our mopeds and the quad, filled them up with petrol and took of to a beautiful beach named Elafonisi '💙
It was 1 1/2h away from our stay so we saw a lot on the way, Greece is soo beautiful 💙 all these oceans, big mountains, sheeps, fruits growing everywhere and we also drove past a military area.
The most coolest thing was the mountains, the big biig mountains ⛰
We drove up and down, sideways, a lot of turns, left there right there.. and the view...
We were at the beach for some hour, snorkeling, swimming, taking pictures, walked around, relaxed, then took our rides to go and eat than home - here comes a really funny story 😂
So we drove away, after like 40 minutes we came to this beautiful area on top of a mountain and I wanted to stop to take pictures (it's not everyday you're there) so we stopped (Vanessa was sitting behind me all the time). While the others kept on going to the restaurant. So we stopped, opened the seat to take out the things, laid the keys on the side of the suit, took some pictures, Vanessa closed the suit and TADAA there we were stuck, in the middle of the mountain under the hot sun and Vanessa were barefoot - check check check hahaha 😅😅😅🙈🙈
Vanessa were so skeptical and I was so relaxed, we had 1 hour's drive from our home, how could we fix this?! And it's getting darker..
We called our friend who was 15 minutes away from us, during that time we walked up the mountain with the heavy moped (warriors).
Then one car stopped in front of us and we thought "Yes! Now we're getting some help" so we dragged the moped to the car and when we arrived, they pulled down the window and asked us if we had any lighter...
We don't have the key to open the moped so Vanessa can have her shoes on and so we can drive away - But ☝🏼 we have a lighter on us, yes we do 👍🏼
People never stop surprising me! 💡😅
So they drove away and we kept on going haha then another car stopped and asked us what's wrong and we told them the story and that the key is inside the suit and it's locked.
Seriously, what happened next is just something the gods have answer on..
He must be a magician or something, everything went so fast, one second he putted his hand down/sideway the moped and the other second he had the key in his hand.. Hocus Pocus 🌟✨
We hugged and thanked him for one year forward! Haha
Our friend came back to us under the exact moment during our "thank you" ceremony to this guy - He was so pissed! Hahahahah 🤣
Tired and hungry he offered himself to come back and help us but saw this instead 😄 well, better that than if we would stay there for the rest of our day 😎
Moving on - so we drove to a cosy restaurant on top of the mountain.
But to be honest, the food in Greece is not that good anymore than it was when I was younger.
I think they are so used with the tourists with their family and children, so they're not putting extra energy into their foods.
And so was this meal, but we had a great time because now our stomachs got happy so we moved on.
Stopped further at a sideshow which they're selling alcohol made by themselves.
They offered us some shots to try, even if we're driving! Haha love Greece 💙
I tried one banana shot and it was sooo tasteful 👌🏼
My friends bought one or two bottles then we moved home.
Took a shower then back to the city to leave one of the mopeds and have a dinner.
The last day in Crete 👋🏼
We spent it at a pool area, relaxing, bathed, then I moved on after awhile.
I wanted to explore and go shop some things for my family, while they were sunbathing. So I went in to Chania, strolling around, shopped some typical Greece things and had my last meal at my favorite restaurant in Chania, my friend joined me and we chattered.
Then it was time to leave, to go back home to get my stuffs and back again to the city then change bus to the airport - from Greece to Copenhagen - from Copenhagen to Sweden - Malmö to stay at my sisters home for the weekend (and I came on right time because it was the Malmö festival), spend family time with my beloved boys (my sisters children) then back home to Gothenburg with daddy on Sunday 😊
Thank you Crete for this time, we will see when the times right to visit you again 💙