One of the most interesting legends of Greece is the story of the daughter of one of the Cretan Curetes (Korybantes), that of Crete (Cres).
Scholars unveil more and more to help us understand antiquity. But our legacy remains in the ethereal playground of King Sarpedon.
Homer’s Odyssey tells of the hero Odysseus visiting Crete on his return home. The tale also tells of the unsolved mystery of the Eteocretans.
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.