Twenty Pictures of Crete to bring you here!

Twenty Pictures of Crete to bring you here!

Well, it started out as ten pictures of Crete, but I couldn’t choose between them…! Chania Let’s start in Chania.  Nothing like a sunny afternoon relaxing in one of the tavernas.  Here we are amongst the blue chairs of the Amphora taverna, on the old harbour...
Picnics in Crete

Picnics in Crete

What a splendid way to self isolate in the midst of this dreadful saga of the Coronavirus!  Unfortunately since we wrote this, the lockdown has precluded travelling so far from home. Recently we packed one of our picnics in Crete and set off for Kissamos. ...
Views of Crete

Views of Crete

There is a special feel about being in the mountains.  The air is clear and crisp. Sounds of nature are all around. Most importantly it seems to inspire calm and tranquillity in body and spirit. Whats more there are the views!  Panokosmos, crouching under...
Al fresco eating in Crete

Al fresco eating in Crete

Looking out over the Apokoronas plain One of the joys of holidaying in the Mediterranean in summer is eating outside.  Sit in the shade of a carob tree or tamarisk.  Look out over sun drenched landscapes to the oh so blue sea.  Have your tastebuds...
Cretan Carnival – riding the Waves

Cretan Carnival – riding the Waves

Quite symbolic: Cretans riding the waves of life! Its Carnival time in Crete!  We didn’t even know of these celebrations before we moved here, and it was a great surprise to enjoy Cretan carnivals!  Its one of the traditions anchored in antiquity, but as so...