The annual Elos Chestnut Harvest and Festival is scheduled to take place October 21st, after last year’s cancellation on account of a local villager’s death. Organizers this year promise to make up for lost time with live music, folk dances, and plenty of raki and wine to go along with traditional chestnut recipes.
The tourism season is about to kick off here on the magical island paradise of Crete. Starting in late March people who have been subjected to months and months of dreary, cold, and wet weather will jet off to guess where? This is the island of Zeus, the Minotaur, and thousands of miles of beaches. Here’s a selection of amatuer GoPro videos that preview for you the reasons Crete is one of the world’s top tourism destinations.