A few minutes from Crete’s capital in Heraklion there’s a great place for the vacationer to become a real adventurer, and to practice a laid back and luxurious island life at the same time. My staff at Argophilia and a group of old friends got to sample this dynamic of the island while visiting the quaint village of Agia Pelagia recently. So, for those interested in unique experiences on Crete, here’s a short story on cooling it on Greece’s biggest island.
We moved to Crete for good in the Summer of 2017. The reasons for an American and a Romanian to venture far afield from America or our previous home in central Europe are manifold, but a 2014 visit played a major role.