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The People & The Lighthouse

The People & The Lighthouse

The people, the history and the lighthouse ...

Let me dreaming ... summertime!

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Morning Dawned at Vathipetro - Archanes Village

Morning Dawned at Vathipetro - Archanes Village

Such an amazing dawnes earlier this morning at Vathipetro, nearby Archanes Village ... 

 

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Best Cooking Experience - Workshop in Rethymno Crete

Best Cooking Experience - Workshop in Rethymno Crete

If you love, as we do, everything about good, delicious, healthy food and great ingredients then this is your best cooking experience in Rethimno Crete.

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We Love Our Topos - Crete

We Love Our Topos - Crete

TOPOS

"literary theme," 1948, from Greek topos, literally "place, region, space," also "subject of a speech," a word of uncertain origin.

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Best Olive Oil Tasting Tour In Crete

Best Olive Oil Tasting Tour In Crete

Maybe it is time to learn more about the precious essential Cretan Organic Olive Oil? 

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The Ideal Itinerary for the Discerning Visitor in Crete

The Ideal Itinerary for the Discerning Visitor in Crete

The ideal itinerary for the discerning visitor.  Enjoy fine quality and the most magical of times at these unique, boutique hotels and see the wonders and variety of Crete.

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Winter In Crete - Askyfou Plateau

Winter In Crete - Askyfou Plateau

Our photo of the day is from Askyfou Plateau in Chania - Crete.

Isolated, tranquil, and steeped in history, the ancient crossing point of the Askifou Plateau makes an idyllic retreat.

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My Best Wishes for A Happy New Year 2021

My Best Wishes for A Happy New Year 2021

Kalimera from sunny Crete dear Crete Travellers, 
 

I hope my message finds you all well in these extremely challenging times.

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Sunny Kalimera From Lovely Mochlos Village

Sunny Kalimera From Lovely Mochlos Village

Sunny, bright days in small, picturesque Mochlos or Mohlos Village in Eastern Crete.

Enjoy your day, life!

Giannis

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Greece Unveils Online Map with Covid-19 Risk by Regional Unit

Greece Unveils Online Map with Covid-19 Risk by Regional Unit

The Greek government has introduced a new online platform that includes a risk-assessment map that enables citizens to track the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) in the country and keep up to date with the latest safety restrictions by regional unit.

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How to eat like a local in… Crete Greece

How to eat like a local in… Crete Greece

I could not imagine that someone visits Crete and leaving the island without to taste its outstanding cuisine. 

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Our 10 Best Inspections From 2020

Our 10 Best Inspections From 2020

Dear Crete Travellers,

Merry Christmas ... lots of health and love!

Let's hope and do our best for a better future after a very strange 2020.

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Crete Greece Cuts Covid-19 Quarantine Time for Incoming Travelers to 3 Days

Crete Greece Cuts Covid-19 Quarantine Time for Incoming Travelers to 3 Days

The mandatory quarantine time for incoming travelers to Greece during the holiday season has been reduced to 3 days.

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The Woman Who Walks Crete’s White Mountains

The Woman Who Walks Crete’s White Mountains

As the only professional female guide to the highest reaches of the Lefka Ori mountain range, Paraskevi Vigli’s treks reveal a face of the island rarely seen. Greece Is tracked down the intrepid Sfakian who takes the paths less-traveled.

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Getting Ready For Christmas & New Year

Getting Ready For Christmas & New Year

You may not believe it, but Christmas is the second most important religious holiday in Greece, after Easter.

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Greece Announces 10-day Quarantine for All Arrivals from Abroad as of December 18

Greece Announces 10-day Quarantine for All Arrivals from Abroad as of December 18

All travelers arriving to Greece from abroad between Friday, December 18 and Thursday, January 7, 2021, will be required to self-isolate for 10 days.

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The Castle Fort Of Gramvousa & The Shipwreck

The Castle Fort Of Gramvousa & The Shipwreck

The castle of Gramvousa was built in the 16th Century (1579-1584) by the Venetians out of the fear of Ottoman expansionism and it is considered an architectural masterpiece of its kind and became an impenetrable fortress. 

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Greece Issues Guidance for Air Travel, Extends Flight Restrictions

Greece Issues Guidance for Air Travel, Extends Flight Restrictions

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) on Monday announced the extension of Greece’s travel restrictions for both domestic and international flights.

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About Cretan Food - Cuisine - Gastronomy : Gamopilafo

About Cretan Food - Cuisine - Gastronomy : Gamopilafo

"Gamopilafo", which means “rice of the wedding”, describes a traditional Cretan dish offered as the primary dish of the wedding feast.

Cretan goats, or Cretan lambs, or Cretan chicken and rice are the main and essential ingredients of Gamopilafo. 

Gamopilafo is full of flavor and taste and aroma of the traditional home-made butter, Cretan herbs, Crete at last. 

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Heraklion - EU’s Most Resilient Major City In Terms Of Tickets Issued For Travel

Heraklion - EU’s Most Resilient Major City In Terms Of Tickets Issued For Travel

Heraklion, the capital of the Greek island of Crete, ranks as the EU’s most resilient major city in terms of tickets issued for travel between October 1 to December 31 this year, according to the latest edition of the ECM-ForwardKeys Quarterly Barometer Report.

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