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Hello Heraklion, bye bye Crete

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We spent almost a month in Crete and believe it or not it was not enough. We calculated we lost almost a week secluded in our camper for the harsh weather in Chania and Rethimno cities. But it was a great month, full of inspiring images and unforgettable encounters. So here we are in Heraklion, […]

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Arrived in Agios Nikolaos

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Moites town was a great opportunity for Anastasia to meet new friends and a new teacher. Our daughter was welcome at the 2nd Primary School and attended Mme Ermioni’s – a young and forward thinking teacher – class for a single day. The same evening we stayed outside Mary’s and Zacharia’s house and we had […]

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From Psiloritis to Matala

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A day of contrasts. We slept at the entry of Anogeia village – famous birthplace of many Cretan revolutionaries and a single musician (Nikos Xylouris) and this morning we met with good friends from Thessaloniki. It was cold but the weather got milder as soon as we drove to Heraklion and from there to Moires, […]

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Only in Crete

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Visitors can’t imagine Crete with snow. Let alone a mountain ski race, every two years on Psiloritis mountain. The event’s name is Pierra Creta.  Last Sunday we climbed to the mountain. Snow was 2 metres high, it was foggy and cold and rained frequently. But 200 participants, among them some foreigners from seven different countries, […]