Here on Crete Spring brings with it the traditions of Easter and its spiritual magic. The island proclaims the rebirth of bright dreams and the jubilance of paradise under the Aegean sun. Argo loves to show off Crete. It’s truly like no other place on Earth. So without further superfluity, here’s a selection of photographs for your mental album.
For those among you who have never visited Agios Nikolaos in Lassithi, Crete, this magnificent photo shared by says more than 10,000 words. The short description may be needed however. So, Marabella Bay is the largest bay of the Greek islands and the fifth largest in all the Mediterranean Sea, not to mention it’s one of the most beautiful places on Earth.
Chania, in the West of Crete, has to be one of the most photographed cities in Europe. The town with a truly Venetian soul also attracts tourists like a magnet. This photo of one of the picturesque alleys in the city hints at why.
The magic of Nelo Hotsuma’s image entitled “store security” can only be appreciated once you learn of the gazillion stylish boutiques in Heraklion’s center. I have actually met this cat, believe it or not.
Even in May the morning mist can hold a chill and a kind of foreboding on Crete. In this wonderful image of one of Crete’s coolest places, Christine McIntosh has captured in an interesting way just how beautiful Loutro is, and how Crete is at once a land of harmony and contrasts.
Some days me, Mihaela, and Paul just fill up the gas tank and drive. Spring is the perfect time for riding along in paradise.
Spring on Crete is a symphony of color, songs, raki, sunshine, deep feelings, and huge smiles. Once again, you don’t need 1000 words to explain.
I bet you didn’t know Crete has the best oranges in the world! These from Fournia entice me to just pick a batch. Go on, come on let’s you and I do it, nobody minds.
Now I get to surprise you. We love nothing better than pleasant surprising our readers and friends. I figure this magnificent capture by Oliver Clarke should get the job done. This is the Lassithi Plateau on Crete in Spring.