Ninety-nine out of one hundred visitors to Crete Island have no true conception of the touristic value Greece’s largest island holds in store. Most, especially those coming from Northern Europe, come here to escape after months of blistering cold. Some others venture to the land of the Minoans to absorb a bit of tradition and […]
The hidden “Butterfly Gorge” is an Eden-like canyon leaeding from the tiny mountain village of Oreino to the Libyan Sea.
Crete’s Amazing Richtis Gorge is a picture perfect post-pandemic dream hiking excursion on amazing Crete Island.
Crete is an unbelievable landscape cut by canyons and gorges for millions of years. The topography of the island is unique in that these rifts in the bedrock of the island form create hundreds of individual pockets of natural bounty. The island is even called the “land of gorges” since more than 400 canyons carve […]
Travelers visiting Crete and her capital in Heraklion never get to experience many of the hidden gems just off the beaten path. Almiros Gorge, a few hundred meters from the beach at Amoudara, is one such treasure of hidden Crete. I took a short trip there with my best pal Minas, earlier this morning. Here’s […]
The highest peak of Crete, Mount Psiloritis, rises some 2,456 meters above the sea. This UNESCO treasure is a nature lover’s playground.