Our Family visit at the Lasinthos Eco Park at Lasithi Plateau, Crete
I never thought much of any theme parks that do not feature a roller coaster but a chance visit to Lasinthos Eco Park changed my view. PhotoMan* was called to do his Super Hero Photography Thing there and was invited to stay overnight. Since pets and family are welcome at their apartments, Deka, our dog, […]
Birth of PhotoMan at the Himalayas
I often refer to my husband Kosta (Konstantinos Anastasakis) as PhotoMan because I believe even the most ‘regular’ human has Super Power and Super Hero names give me giggles. Here’s the story of how Kosta discovered his Super Power. What would you do at your darkest moments? When you are in despair, when your whole […]
Ashtanga Yoga Retreat on the White Mountains (Crete): Goodbye Excess Baggage!
PhotoMan and I joined Nektarios’ Ashtanga Yoga Retreat on the White Mountains on the 18th to 21st of October, 2019. Took me exactly one year to blog it! Sitar Player + Crete = White Mountains Joining Nektarios Mitritsakis at his Ashtanga Yoga Retreat on the White Mountains was like fulfilling a prophecy. When my husband, […]
Looking through the Eyes of a Photographer
My husband whom I hero-named PhotoMan is a professional photographer. Whenever he needs an extra pair of hands, I work as his assistant. After spending another corporate profile shoot observing people feeling awkward, I would like to share with you what the photographer is seeing. I will use ‘he’ since PhotoMan is the only photographer […]
‘You are a Good Writer!’
Several people told me that I was a good writer. Huh? Every time it invoked a lovely warm feeling inside me but within a split second an elephant fell on my back. ‘Really? Em… Thank you!’ I would say while looking as if I was a good writer (how do they look like?) to show […]
Sitia Σητεία (Eastern Crete) – Lukewarm Heaven!
As the subtle charm of Sitia finally seeped through me, a line from a Talking Heads song came to mind – Heaven is a place where nothing ever happens. From Expectations to Confusions I arrived at Sitia with high expectations. The articles I read online all talked about Sitia people being the kindest and most […]
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 […]