Ziros and Xerokampos (Eastern Crete)
PhotoMan and I continue to explore Crete our island (yes it’s ours!) and when we had a free weekend in August, we decided to visit the beaches at Xerokampos (or Xerokambos) which is in the south east corner of Crete. We stayed at a village called Ziros which is about half an hour’s drive from […]
My long journey to Ithaca
Thanks to my husband, my mother-in-law and her long line of ancestors, I finally made it to Ithaca. The first time I traveled to Greece was in the summer of 1996. During the planning of our first trip to Europe, my travel companion asked me, amongst the Greek islands that were mentioned in her travel […]
Agios Pavlos and the Sandhill beaches (Crete)
My friends and family who visited Crete all found the size of this island a bit overwhelming. I feel the same! The word ‘island’ describes Crete accurately but in truth, Crete is like a whole country. PhotoMan (my husband) and I are determined to explore our island as much as we can. It was our […]
Richtis Gorge Φαράγγι του Ρίχτη (Eastern Crete) – Easy???
My friend Agent Q and I decided to walk the Richtis Gorge trail during her recent holidays in Greece because we wanted to visit the waterfall. We read up some online information as well as reviews in order to prepare ourselves. We got quite confused by what we read, particularly because this trail is considered […]
Arachova and Around!
Part 1 – Arachova, Distomo, Delphi and Antikyra in Spring My husband said most people who came to Greece for holidays, they often would visit the acropolis in Athens and then onto one or two islands but what they didn’t know was that mainland Greece had a lot to offer too. I was very lucky […]