Nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the island of Spinalonga is a picturesque and eerily beautiful Crete treasure.
The Minoan Theater in Karteros is an authentic journey into Minoan life that begins like a prayer and ends like an epiphany.
I thought to share some of the best images with Argo readers, but first a little bit about marvelous Ierapetra.
Entering the site at Knossos for the first time, I was immediately captivated by an unexpected experience. The 70s-ish architecture in the welcome area outside the palace, these too spoke to me from a special place. Knossos, you see, it’s one of those sites one cannot forget, but for mysterious reasons. Let me show you a bit of one of Greece and Crete’s most underestimated treasures, the lost and found Palace of the Minoan civilization.
As Summer draws to a close in the Mediterranean Crete affords a special opportunity for last minute vacation memories. The land of the ancient Minoans is as unique as those distant ancestors were culturally, and as magnificent an adventure as any place in Europe.