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Monastery of St. George Selinari

The monastery of Saint George at Selinari is located on the national road connecting Heraklion and Agios Nikolaos. Cretans believe that it is bad luck to pass by this monastery and don't pay a visit. This conception probably emerged as the monastery was the only inhabited place that could offer rest and cool water to […]

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Knossós, Iraklion, Greece

When Daedalus was ordered by King Minos to build the great labyrinth to keep inside the Minotaur (the half bull half man creature) he was not aware that the plan of Minos was to shut him up in a tower to prevent the path of the labyrinth to be spread to the public. Daedalus, which […]

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Réthimnon, Greece

The old town of Rethimno, is the best preserved old town of Crete. It was build by Venetian and locals today inhabit the same structures built at that era. Walking around the narrow alleys of old town is a great experience as at the same time you can visit the local souvenir shops, eat in […]

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Lake Kournas

Being at Kournas' lake always makes me feel different. I don't know if it's the water, or the nature with all the birds, the ducks and the turtles, or the landscape that reminds the wildness of a deserted island from a movie. Maybe it's the calm of floating on the lake with a small sea […]

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Kommos

What is more wild in Crete? The rough beaches, the wild seas or the endemic flora? In any case the combination is amazing

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Kaloí Liménes, Lasithi, Greece

This beach on the east side of the small village Kaloi Limenes in southern Crete is named Makria Ammos (long sand). The beach that has length more than a kilometer is also known with the names Armirikia or Dentra (trees) because of the many Tamarisk trees that can be found there. In the past, you […]

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Kaloí Liménes, Lasithi, Greece

So you are at this remote beach where the nearest living soul lies one kilometer away from you, and you have a watermelon that is really hot from the sun and no knife to cut it open? Just drop it in the sea for half an hour. The cool water will lower the temperature of […]

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Mátala

Last day of the annual Matala beach festival today and the cave stage is ready to host another music concert. Did you had a chance to be in Matala this year?

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Matala Beach Festival

Some of birds sing for freedom, some bird just fly away – Locomodo, from the song 'o glaros'

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Heraklion, Greece

"You poor man, you can move mountains, you can make miracles, but you sink in the shit, the laziness and infidelity. You've got a God inside you, you carry a God but you don't know it, you just realize it at the time you are dying but it's too late. So, all of us that […]

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