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Winter In Crete - Snowy Psiloritis Mount

Winter is already here and the highest mountains of Crete are already covered of snow.

I see a polar elephant, a bit surrealistic, like those of Salvador Dali.
Lovely artwork!

Hopefully you see exactly the same!

You could learn more about Crete in Winter

Photo is made on highest peak of Crete, Timios Stavros, at 2,456m a.s.l. on Mt Psiloritis.

From December to early April usually the summit is cover with snow.

Photo : by Pierra Creta

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Zominthos Excavation on Crete Reveals New Minoan Finds

The latest excavations at the site of Zominthos on Crete’s highest mountain, Psiloritis, have brought to light groundbreaking information and finds including two new entrances and a staircase in the Minoan-era palace.

The six-week dig carried out in July and August and directed by Efi Sapouna-Sakellarakis, the wife of the late Yannis Sakellarakis, the former head of the excavation works and one of the world’s leading experts in Minoan prehistory, revealed new information about the...