Intermission

I've joked before about the Cretan approach to hazard warning lights, which as long as they're flashing means you can do pretty much whatever you want. This is a roundabout in Sitia:

Sitia roundabout

So on one of the main routes through the town, and a roundabout with five roads on or off it, you've got a BMW and motorbike towards one side, a Nissan Cashcow on the far side, and another Nissan Qwumqwatever parked on the inside of the roundabout right in the middle of the road. People trying to make the full swing around the roundabout had to do a three point turn between the two Nissans, while everyone else was edging slowly between them with centimetres to spare. And in a great personality trait which can only be Greek, not a single person got riled by it, no waving around of arms, no shouting and huffing, it's all just treated as entirely normal and they get on with it.

 Sitia, Crete. Playing with the drone again. 

Sitia, Crete. Playing with the drone again. 

On a separate note: Greece, I am very fond of you. You are very welcoming and never fail to provide fantastic food to match the environment. But, it's the 21st century, so please, for the sake of all that is good, can you develop a sewage system which can cope with a bit of loo roll? Please? Pretty please? Even my caravan can cope with loo paper - you can do it! Or at least get some Albanians to do it? You could even have a new national holiday to celebrate the day you got rid of the wee bins next to the loos?

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Irrespective of any loo deficiencies though, it's impossible to take a bad photo of Sitia.

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