Experience Real Life in Innachorio

Explore life in Western Crete – Kissamos – Elafonisi

Month: July 2018

The best taverna in Livadia is Gialites

And it is run by Yannis, a great chef with a wood oven.

To Pantopolion since 1953

To Pantopolion in Vathi is a lovely fifties barber shop and general store run by Anthony and Kiki. Here you can buy local gifts and souvenirs, hand made jewellery, herbs and spices, bio cosmetics and much more. You will find…

Panagyri: Profet Illias in Strovles

Celebration of Profet Ilias in Strovles On July 19 the Profet Ilias is celebrated in a small church in the hills around Strovles. A little dirt road, lots of cars, great views, good wine and delicious food. [ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”60″…

Vlatos Jazz, another great performance

On July 12, Just Friends performed and old song by Sting called ‘How Fragile We Are’ in Museum Vlatos Kissamos. A very talented group indeed.

Walking path in Vlatos

Walking path in Vlatos Today the syllogos of Vlatos started with cleaning the walking path of peace leading from the old platan tree all the way up to the park of Peace.

Sariki, the Cretan headscarf

Up to the early 20th century, the Cretans usually wore a pleated red fez with a long tassel, which has nothing in common with the conical fez of the Turks. At the same time they also wore a large shawl…

Vlatos Jazz video with Hot Club de Grece

Vlatos Jazz presents Hot Club de Grece in Museum Vlatos Kissamos A lovely video impression of Hot Club de GrĂ©ce, the first concert of Vlatos Jazz in 2018. S01E01: Recorded on June 28th in Museum Vlatos Kissamos, Vlatos Jazz presents…

The musical baker of Elos, Dimitris Anagnostakis

The bakery in Elos is run by Dimitris during the day while his evenings are spent making traditional Cretan Music (you might recognise him from earlier articles here). Buy your fresh bread and sweets here.