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My destination: Kokkinos Pyrgos, by Eleni Xidaki

This post is actually a short essay written by an adult English Language student of mine, on favourite travel destinations.
Kokkinos Pyrgosis a small village sixty miles way from Heraklion. It belongs to small town, Tympaki of about 5,000 people.
Things to do If you are on holiday, you can find there a small variety of accommodation units, restaurants and cafes. You can enjoy the sea and the sun. Kokkinos Pyrgos has a beach of over six miles, where you can walk with your dog for instance. You could visit the street market in Tympaki every Friday (or the one in Moires every Saturday); where you can drink the traditional red colour drink "kanellada".
My suggestions You can visit a lot of nearby attractions and archaeological sites, like the Palace of Phaistos, the famous Minoan city in South Crete, or Gortys, and Agia Triada. You could also visit small traditional villages like Kamilari, Vorroi. And, of course, you should visit Matala the famous coastal village with the famous…