December 4th, the Region of Crete hosts the 20th “Minoan Feat” long-distance footrace from Phaistos to the Minoan Palace of Knossos.
A first in a series of stories (chapters) from the myth and reality of the land the ancients called Keftiu.
An earthquake in 365 A.D. destroyed every city in Crete. It was the telltale echo of a much more devastating event nearly 2,000 years before.
For Plato the island of Atlantis was Poseidon’s domain. Here on Crete the gods are still at play.
At the far eastern corner of Crete Island, an amazing prehistoric city once existed. Visiting the ruins left at Itanos once gets the sense of lost time, and of the powerful and prosperous people who once lived there. Ancient Itanos was one of the strongest cities in Crete, but little is known of the ancient […]